Kristin Mengwasser

Prosecuting Attorney
Title: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Phone: 573-634-9180
Kristin Mengwasser

Kristin Mengwasser received her B.A. in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Saint Louis University in 2005. She received her J.D. from Saint Louis University in 2009 and graduated with a concentration in criminal skills litigation. While in law school, Kristin interned at the Circuit Attorney’s Office for the City of St. Louis as a Rule 13 Certified Intern.

Prior to joining the Prosecutor’s Office, Kristin worked for the Missouri Department of Social Services, Division of Legal Services, as an Administrative Child Support Hearings Officer. Kristin also spent 3 years working in Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Regional Child Support Unit, as an Assistant Child Support Prosecutor. During her time with the Regional Child Support Unit, Kristin prosecuted misdemeanor and felony criminal non-support cases as well as represented the State of Missouri in IV-D paternity actions in Cole, Callaway, Gasconade, Osage, and Maries counties.

Personal Life
Kristin began working as an Assistant Prosecutor for the Cole County Prosecutor’s Office in February 2015. When she is not practicing law, she enjoys reading, attending mass, running, and traveling. Most of all, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 daughters, and 2 dogs.

Kristin handles the following offenses for Cole County: 

  • Offenses Against Family
  • Kidnapping/Felonious Restraint
  • Domestic Assault
  • Stalking
  • Violation of Ex Parte/Order of Protection
  • Enticement of a Child
  • Harassment
  • Driving While Intoxicated


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