Kristine Rosales

Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney Kristine Rosales concentrates her practice at LOIS on defending employers and carriers in New York workers’ compensation claims.

Kristine has been practicing workers’ compensation law in New York since 2019. Since joining LOIS, she has received the firm’s Advocacy Award for her unrelenting efforts to defend employers and carriers to the best of her ability. Prior to joining the firm, Kristine represented claimants before the Workers’ Compensation Board.

Kristine started her legal career as a paralegal in 2009, while waiting for the Philippine bar exam results. After passing the bar exam that same year, she was promoted to junior in-house counsel where she handled litigation, contracts, legal and operations advisory. In her first year of law practice, she taught Private International Law (Conflict of Laws) to first year law students for one semester and she also represented a Congressional District Candidate at the 2010 National Elections. A few months later, she served the Philippines’ Department of Justice as a Public Defender. After over three years, she joined the Office of the Special Prosecutor and prosecuted high-ranking public officials before the Anti-Graft Special Court for more than three years.

  • Curriculum Vitae


  • Master of Laws (Candidate), San Sebastian College – Recoletos, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Laws, New Era University, Philippines (2009)
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of the Philippines Diliman (2004)

Bar Admissions

  • New York (2019)
  • Philippines (2010)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • New York State Bar Association: Torts, Insurance, Compensation Law (TICL), Workers Compensation Division Committee Member
  • Lifetime Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Quezon City Chapter, National Capital Region

Community Activities

  • Citizenship Preparation Mentor (Interview Coach), NYC Urban Debate League
  • Interview Coach, Interview Practice and Review for the Emerging Professional Program, AHRC NYC
  • Application Assistant and Career Mentor, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • Juror, Debate Tournament State Championship, NYC Urban Debate League


  • Recipient of the 2023 Lois Law Firm Advocacy Award
  • Top 8, Law School Graduating Class
  • Recipient of the Office of Initiatives for Culture and the Arts Scholarship
  • Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts


  • Fluent in both English and Tagalog (Filipino language)

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