Christina is an experienced attorney who brings a wealth of varied legal experience to her family law practice. She began her legal career working with child victims of abuse and neglect and returned to family law after practicing civil litigation with a large local firm for several years. "Working on large corporate cases was challenging and educational but I missed having that direct personal connection with my clients. I practice family law with a sincere motivation to help people in crisis."
Christina’s analytical and strategic approach to family law is a clear benefit for her clients. "I like to negotiate from a position of strength while always keeping an eye on the long term consequences litigation can have on a family. It's a delicate balance that requires a thoughtful approach."
Christina is currently taking Collaborative Law cases and conducting mediations for parties without attorneys. Call Christina for a consult to find out if Collaborative Law is the right fit for your divorce.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Attorney||Integrative Family Law||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||McKinley Irvin, PLLC||2007 - 2014|
|Attorney||Lee Smart, PLLC||2004 - 2007|
|Attorney||TeamChild||2003 - 2004|
|Attorney||Children's Attorneys Project: Clark County Legal Services||2002 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2017 - Present|
|King County Collaborative Law||Member||2017 - Present|
|Compass Collaborative Practice Group||Member||2017 - Present|
|Clark County Bar Association||Title 26 Guardian Ad Litem Certificate of Completion||N/A|
|Washington State Bar Association||Family Law Section||N/A|
|King County Bar Association||Family Law Section||N/A|
|McKinley Irvin||Division of Assets in Divorce: The Family Home||2010|
|University of Washington School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Seattle University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
|Continuing Legal Education- Lee Smart In- House||Discovery Tools||2007|
|Dependency Pro Bono Clinic||How to Represent Children in Dependency Actions||2003|
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Tue Mar 12 2019
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