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About Kristin

A native of Fayetteville, Kristin is the daughter of Dale and Sherian Diller of Chambersburg. Kristin attended Guilford Hills Elementary School, Chambersburg Middle and High Schools. She graduated from CASHS in 2001. 

Kristin obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Penn State University and a law degree from Widner University. Kristin has been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania since 2010. 

Kristin began her legal career as a law clerk for President Judge Douglas W. Herman. After finishing her clerkship, she continued her legal career with a local law firm before opening Nicklas Law Offices where she has represented clients on all areas of family and real estate law. 

Kristin is the current Support Master for Franklin County. The Support Master is a quasi-judicial role where Nicklas hears evidence and decides domestic relations cases. Nicklas has extensive courtroom experience and has litigated hundreds of civil and criminal cases. 

A pinnacle of her legal career, Kristin successfully appealed a case to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania which changed the landscape of children’s rights to counsel in Pennsylvania. 

Kristin was honored with the 2014 Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award for her outstanding service to the financially disadvantaged members of her community. 

Kristin resides in Chambersburg with her husband, John, and their four children, Ellie, Bishop, Barron and Beau. Kristin and her family attend King Street Church. She is a council member for the Franklin County Therapeutic Riding Center, treasurer of the Franklin County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association and a member of the Exchange Club of Chambersburg. 


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