Experience

Christiana joined Parlee McLaws as an associate in 2014 following the completion of her articles with the firm. During her articling year, Christiana’s experience included commercial transactions, aviation law, insurance litigation, commercial real estate, cross border disputes, and commercial litigation. Christiana has represented clients before the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. Prior to joining the firm Christiana interned with the Westchester County District Attorney in the Appeals and Special Litigation Division, and with a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court. While in law school Christiana participated extensively in moot court and represented Albany Law School at the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition in 2008 and 2009.

In addition to English, Christiana is also fluent in Greek.

Professional Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, New York County Lawyers’ Association
  • Member, Canadian-American Bar Association

Awards

  • Action Award Recipient (Haskayne School of Business – University of Calgary 2003)
  • Founders’ Scholarship Recipient (Albany Law School 2006-2009)
  • National Order of Barristers (Albany Law School 2009)

Community

  • Branch Out Neurological Foundation (Board Member and Corporate Secretary)
  • Pro Bono Law Alberta (Court of Queen’s Bench Amicus Volunteer Lawyer)