Christine has been practicing law for over three decades. She has consistently been an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, as an attorney, writer, speaker, educator, and activist. Christine has fought against discrimination based on LGBTQ identity, gender, race, religion, ethnicity, and against sexual harassment. As a writer, public speaker, and trainer, she has shared her expertise and experiences with social and nonprofit organizations, educators, students, social service professionals, religious groups and businesses.
Christine obtained her law degree from Stetson University and her undergraduate degree in business administration from Michigan State University. She has taught courses as an adjunct professor in constitutional law, LGBTQ law, civil rights history, cultural communication and diversity at Grand Valley State University.