Cristina is dedicated to representing employees in a variety of disputes. Her practice focuses on employment disputes, including discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation. In addition, she represents individuals before licensing boards. She also negotiates employment contracts, severance agreements and non-compete agreements.
Before joining Nichols Kaster, she represented labor unions and employees in state and federal court, arbitrations, and administrative hearings.
Cristina is a qualified neutral under Minnesota Rule of Practice 114, eligible to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution services. In 2011, she was selected as an A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Fellow of the American Arbitration Association.
Cristina is fluent in Spanish.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Fellow||American Arbitration Association||2011|
|Accredited Attorney||U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs||N/A|
|Wage and Hour Handbook: Federal and Minnesota||Child Labor, Public Sector Employees and Other Worker Categories with Special Wage-Hour Provisions||2011|
|Minnesota State Bar Association Hearsay Newsletter, Winter 2012||Preparing For Your First Mediation||N/A|
|University of Michigan Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|2011 Upper Midwest Labor & Employment Spring Institute||Public Sector Employment Law: A Practical Overview||N/A|