Christine is an Associate in the Calgary office for the Litigation group. She is developing a broad litigation and administrative law practice, with experience in complex contractual disputes, oil and gas disputes, judicial dispute resolution, product liability, constitutional law, and regulation, employment, and environmental law matters.
Christine joined McMillan as a summer student, articled with the firm before her call to the Alberta bar in 2012, and joined the firm as an associate. In 2017, she left McMillan to join a start-up teaching clinic based out of the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. There she carried a range of public law litigation matters and law reform advocacy in her clinical teaching practice while mentoring upper year law students as a sessional law instructor. She returned to McMillan to continue private practice in 2022.
Christine has served as a member of the Justice Sector Constellation, a group of agencies and service providers under the City of Calgary’s poverty reduction strategy that advocate for systemic change at the intersection of poverty and the law.
“Expert Panels, Expert Evidence, and Endangered Species: Lessons from the Teck Frontier Joint Review Panel Hearing” Canadian Bar Association Alberta South Section – Environmental Law2019
- Law 616: Public Interest Theory, University of Calgary Faculty of Law, 2017-2022
- Law 620: Public Interest Clinical, University of Calgary Faculty of Law, 2017-2022
Rankings & Recognitions
- Yellow Belt, Legal Lean Sigma Institute
- Governor General’s Academic Medal and Governor General’s Canadian History Medal (2000)
Directorships & Affiliations
- Director, Calgary Alliance for the Common Good
Education & Admissions
- “Yaiguaje and Security for Costs: Litigation Tactics Yield to Advancing and Restating the Law,” Supreme Court Law Review, 90 S.C.L.R. (2d) at 177 (2019)
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