Krysta L. Kerr

Krysta L. Kerr

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Krysta serves as the Managing Attorney of the Chapter 13 Department. She earned her JD from Drake University Law School in 2012. As a student, she was a Dean’s List honoree, served as the philanthropy chair for the school’s Delta Theta Phi Chapter and held numerous internships across several areas of the law. She also received her Bachelor of Arts with a double major in International Studies and Spanish language from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008. Ms. Kerr is admitted to practice in the State of Wisconsin as well as several United States District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts throughout the country. She is an active member of the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditor’s Rights section of the Wisconsin State Bar and was a presenter at the section’s annual law update in Kohler, Wisconsin.
Prior to returning Miller & Miller, Krysta was the Lead Bankruptcy Attorney for a local creditor’s right firm. Her diverse bankruptcy background provides our clients with a unique perspective on the interplay between bankruptcy and default law matters.

A self-proclaimed “Badger Fanatic” and former Men’s Basketball Team Manager, Krysta closely follows all the Wisconsin sports teams and enjoys attending as many games as possible. Outside of sports, she also enjoys local brewery tours, summer festivals and supporting groups like the Wisconsin Humane Society, Wildlife in Need Center and Camp Anokijig. A native of Hartland, Krysta and her husband now reside in New Berlin with their daughter, two cats and dog.

Areas of Practice

  • Debtor's Rights
  • Bankruptcy Protection under Chapters 7 and 13

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: CALI Award Winner
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: 4 Year Letter Winner
    • Major: International Studies
    • Major: Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Four Year Varsity Letter Winner at UW-Madison
  • CALI Award Winner (for highest grade in class): Art, Cultural Heritage and the Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Wisconsin Bar Association, Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors Rights Section
  • Family Law Section, Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Young Lawyers Division
  • Delta Theta Phi , Board Member , 2008 - 2012
  • Delta Theta Phi , Philanthropy Chair, 2008 - 2012