Christine is a former prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer from New York City. She worked for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office in both the trial and appellate divisions, then opened her own civil and criminal practice. Prior to this, she served as law clerk to Chief Judge Robert E. Coyle of the US District Court for the Eastern District of California.
After relocating to Singapore, Christine worked with the Law Society of Singapore’s Pro Bono Services, coordinating the compilation of a criminal law manual for civil law attorneys offering pro bono assistance to indigent defendants. She also taught a Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research course at the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law. Christine earned her BA at Smith College and her JD at Fordham University School of Law.