Christina Robinson is an Associate at the firm. An experienced litigator with a background in public defense, Christina has practiced law in both Washington and Florida.
Prior to joining Skellenger Bender, Christina worked with Leinoff & Lemos, P.A., a premier family law firm in Florida. Christina also has experience working with children and families from her time at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office, where she served as an Assistant Public Defender in the Juvenile Unit, and as a legal intern at the University of Miami School of Law’s Children & Youth Law Clinic. In her most recent role as a Public Defense Attorney at the King County Department of Public Defense, Christina advocated for clients in district court and in superior court in the drug offender sentencing alternative (DOSA) program with determination and diligence. In her approach to working with clients, Christina is compassionate and results oriented.
Christina received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and her B.S. in Neuroscience, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami. She is a member of both the Order of the Coif and Phi Beta Kappa.
B.S., Neuroscience, awarded magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Miami, 2013.
J.D., awarded magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of Miami School of Law, 2018.
Writing Competition Editor, Race & Social Justice Law Review, 2017–2018
Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award in Criminal Procedure I and Administrative Law
Miami Public Interest Scholar and HOPE Fellowship Recipient
Best Casenote Award from Race & Social Justice Law Review
Recipient of the University of Miami LGBTQ Student Center’s Danny Gomez Legacy Award, 2018.
Memberships & Affiliations:
Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association
The Florida Bar
Q-Law (LGBTQ+ Bar Association of Washington)
National LGBTQ+ Bar Association
Smart Homes: The Next Fourth Amendment Frontier, Race & Social Justice Law Review (April 2020).
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