Ms. Olson received her Juris Doctor degree from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law with certificates in Environmental & Sustainability Law and Indian Law and received pro bono distinction. Ms. Olson received her Bachelor of Arts, Pre-Law degree from the University of Nevada, Reno with a minor in Business Administration.

Kristyne M. Schaaf-Olson is originally from Reno, Nevada before moving to the Prescott area where her husband was born and raised. She was a legal secretary/assistant for ten (10) years prior to attending law school, assisting in areas of civil litigation (personal injury, construction defect, commercial transactions, and banking) and criminal law (felony, misdemeanor, death penalty and juvenile).