The International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) recently announced the prestigious recognition of attorney Kristine Stone as a member of the 2021 Class of Fellows.
Kristine is a shareholder with Ahlers & Cooney, P.C., and is a member of the Government Law Practice Area. Her practice focuses on representing cities, counties, municipal utilities, and other public entities in the exercise of their powers and in litigation. Prior to joining the Ahlers firm, Kristine served as the City Attorney for the City of Bettendorf, Iowa, and as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Ames, Iowa.
The IMLA is a non-profit, professional organization that has been an advocate and resource for local government attorneys since 1935. The prestigious IMLA Local Government Fellows Program was established to recognize attorneys as legal specialists in the field of local government law and to encourage attorney proficiency and competency in the local government legal field.
The Program is offered to applicants having been admitted to the bar for not less than five years with not less than five years’ experience in the field of local government law, and at least three years of which must have been as a municipal attorney, assistant municipal attorney, county attorney, assistant county attorney, state league counsel, or assistant state league counsel. Applicants must complete a two-part examination and provide letters of recommendation.