Colorado native, Christine attended William Jewell College in Liberty, MO, earning a B.A. in Political Science. While studying poli-sci, she was on the Model UN team and president of Phi Alpha Delta pre-law society.
She then earned her law degree from the University of Kansas, with an emphasis in Advocacy skills. Knowing she wanted to be in the courtroom, Christine took every opportunity to hone her trial skills, culminating in her election as the Associate Chief Justice of the KU Court of Parking Appeals.
As a 3L law student, Christine worked with Douglas County Legal Aid with her 719 (provisional) law license, handling family law cases and municipal criminal cases for indigent parties.
Following graduation, Christine worked for Kansas Legal Services, helping the indigent with their family law cases, including civil restraining orders for survivors of domestic violence and representing juveniles charged with felonies.
Upon returning to Colorado, Christine continued her career working as a personal injury attorney, handling pre-litigation, and litigation cases.
Christine is on the Board of Directors for Colorado Teen Court and volunteers as a mentor attorney and trainer for local students dipping their feet into lawyering.