Klint Kesto has experience working in both the public and private sectors for nearly two decades. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Klint worked in the private sector practicing law, where he handled general civil and criminal matters, and had a government consulting practice. In his career, he has also worked for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office as an assistant prosecuting attorney, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Justice.
After winning the November 2012 election, Klint was recognized by the Chaldean American Bar Association as the first Chaldean elected to the Michigan House of Representatives. During his three terms, he was appointed Chair of the House Committee on Judiciary during the 2015-2016 term, Chairman of the House Committee on Law & Justice for the 2017-2018 term, and served as Co-Chair for the C.A.R.E.S. Task Force. In 2018, Klint was recognized as the "Legislator of the Year" by MIRS, and recognized by MADD as a three-time "Legislator of the Year."
Other Professional Experience:
Attorney -- Kesto Law PLLC Novi, MI (2006 - 2007; 2018 - 2020)
- State Representative 39th District --Michigan House of Representatives, Lansing, MI (2013 - 2018)
- Assistant Prosecuting Attorney -- Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, Detroit MI (2007 - 2012)
- Law Clerk -- United States Department of Justice - Executive Office for Immigration Review, Detroit, MI (September - December 2005)