Christie Christie

Adjunct Professor of Law
Location: 
Eckstein Hall Room 255
Hours: 
5:10 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.
Professional Memberships: 
Wisconsin State Bar, American Bar Association, National Association of Counsel for Children

Biography

EDUCATION -University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Doctor of Philosophy, May 2012, Urban Education, Multicultural Studies

HONORSMember Phi Lambda Theta, International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

PUBLICATIONS

Christie, C.A.Р’  (May, 2012).  The Adoption and Safe Families Act:  In whose b"est interests?"  Unpublished dissertation.  University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Christie, C.A.Р’  (2010).Р’  What critiques have been made of the Socratic method in legal education?Р’  The Socratic method in Legal education:Р’  Uses, abuses and beyond.Р’  European Journal of Law Reform, 12, 100-115.

Christie, C.A.Р’  (2009).Р’  Law school:Р’  A multicultural curriculum design for living in the 21st century.Р’  Multicultural Education, 17(1),15-22.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Master of Arts, May 2002, Mass Communication

PUBLICATIONS
Christie, C.A.Р’  (May, 2002).  The Dissemination of Court Records on the Internet:  Is CCAP Liable for Invasion of Privacy and Defamation?Р’  Unpublished master's thesis. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Master of Business Administration, December 1991; GPA 3.50

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Juris Doctor, May 1987 Cum Laude; Class Rank:  15/149; GPA 87.021

HONORS

-Marquette Law Review, Staff Editor -Thomas Moore Scholar, Marquette University Lawyers Scholarship -Member Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society -American Jurisprudence Award for Constitutional Criminal Procedure

PUBLICATIONS -Linskens, C.A.Р’  (1986).  Note, Jurisdiction in Single Contract Cases:Р’  Burger King sets the standard.Р’  Marquette Law Review, 60, 645-657.

St. Norbert College De Pere, Wisconsin, Bachelor of Arts, May 1984 Summa Cum Laude; GPA 4.00/4.00; Majors:Р’  Business Administration Communication Arts

HONORS St. Norbert Presidential Scholar ER Behrend Scholarship Scripps-Howard Foundation ScholarshipР’ WORK EXPERIENCE Moraine Park Technical College, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Adjunct Professor for Ethics (January 2009-Present). Certified Instructor for Ethics, Sociology and Online courses.

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Adjunct Professor of Law for Guardian ad Litem Workshop (January 2001-Present).

-Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin-Staff Attorney, Guardian ad Litem Division, whose responsibilities include providing recommendations to the court on "best interests" of child clients, investigating placements, conducting legal research, drafting briefs, memorandums and motions, and litigating before a court or jury; as a Mental Disabilities Staff Attorney provided legal representation to individuals facing mental commitment and those under protective placement (August 1996-Present).

-First Judicial Administrative District, Milwaukee County, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Law Clerk/Court Officer whose responsibilities included researching various legal issues and drafting memorandums to be used in decisions by the court, and formulate decisions for administrative reviews (April 1996-August 1996).

-Heritage Mutual Insurance Company, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, General Counsel provided legal advice on corporate issues and special projects (July 1995 January 1996).

-Office of the District Attorney, Fond du Lac County, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Assistant District Attorney with a concentration in the criminal prosecution of public assistance fraud, juvenile delinquencies, felony nonsupport, and miscellaneous felony and misdemeanor cases, county ordinance violations, and Children in Need or Protection or Services (CHIPs) cases (November 1989-March 1995).

-McCarty, Curry, Wydeven, Peeters & Riester, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, Associate Attorney in general practice law firm with a concentration in corporate law, business/commercial litigation and taxation (June 1987-November 1989).

-Bachman, Cummings & McIntyre, S.C., Appleton, Wisconsin, Law Clerk at a general practice law firm whose responsibilities included researching and drafting briefs, memorandums, motions, and pleadings regarding various legal issues including criminal, personal injury, employment, insurance, corporate, estate planning and taxation (May 1985-May 1987).

-WBAY-TV, Green Bay, Wisconsin, Promotions Assistant at a CBS television affiliate, who drafted promotions for the station, wrote copy and produced on-air news spots (March 1982-March 1983).

-H.C. Prange Company, Appleton, Wisconsin, Salesperson whose responsibilities included assisting customers in all areas of retail by handling sales and credit transactions, and merchandising departments (May 1979-December 1986).

ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS: American Bar Association (May 1987-Present); Wisconsin State Bar (May 1987-Present); Board Member and Secretary, State Bar of Wisconsin Children and the Law Section (2001-Present); Editor, Children and the Law Newsletter (2007-Present)