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Christine Parker

Christine Parker, Legal Fellow

Christine joined the Center in 2017 and assists with all aspects of the Center’s U.S. litigation.

Christine came from the ACLU of Southern California, where she was the Margaret Levy UCLA School of Law Public Service Fellow. She previously interned at the National Abortion Federation, the ACLU of Southern California, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Christine received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where she specialized in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies. During her time there, she served as co-chair of OUTLaw, Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the LetsGo! Liberation El Centro Legal clinic, helping low-income trans individuals with legal name and gender changes. She also volunteered with the Immigration (VAWA) El Centro Legal clinic, helping undocumented immigrants submit VAWA and U visa applications. Additionally, she served as editor-in-chief of the Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and managing editor of the Women’s Law Journal. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Richmond, double majoring in Women Gender & Sexuality Studies and Philosophy with a minor in Rhetoric & Communication Studies.

Christine is fluent in English and proficient in Spanish.