Christine joined the firm in 2008, and has been a Shareholder since March 2016. Christine’s civil litigation practice is divided between construction defect, insurance defense and subrogation. Due to the diversity of her practice areas, Christine has gained significant experience as an advocate from both the defense and plaintiff perspective. She has been able to align these skills to better assist her clients in achieving successful results in subrogation cases and defending complex civil suits. Christine is licensed in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. She has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Christine’s subrogation practice spans all three states she is licensed in, and includes a variety of subrogation claims, including the areas of personal lines insurance (personal injury and property damage), automobile claims, commercial claims, product liability claims, construction disputes, condominium property damage disputes, suits against state and federal agencies, fire claims, and uninsured motorist claims. Due to her years of experience in defending construction defect claims, Christine has gained a unique understanding of insurance coverage related to Homeowner Associations (property and liability) and contractors (commercial general liability). She has developed this insight into a distinctive ability to locate and establish potential coverage for her clients’ subrogation claims.
- University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2008
- University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., Political Science
- Member, Oregon State Bar Association
- Member, Washington State Bar Association
- Member, Idaho State Bar Association
- Member, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
- Member, United States District Court, District of Idaho
- Vice Chair, Oregon Association of Defense Counsel Construction Practice Group