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Attorney Christine L. Landis (previously Gertsch) is a member of the State Bars of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. Since joining the firm in 2014, Christine has been involved in all areas of the firm’s legal practice, focusing on criminal defense. Christine regularly appears in Connecticut’s criminal courts, litigating many of the Firm’s major and minor felony and misdemeanor cases on behalf of its clients, and co-chairing the Firm’s Domestic Violence, DCF, and Sex Assault Crimes Practice Groups.

Christine’s Recent Work

  • In 2017, Christine successfully defended a client facing a felony gun charge during a jury trial, which resulted in an acquittal.
  • In 2016, Christine served as co-counsel during a breach of contract trial where the jury returned verdicts in our client’s favor on all counts.
  • Also in 2016, Christine served as co-counsel in a negligent homicide with a motor vehicle trial, which resulted in a hung jury. The charge was ultimately dismissed.
  • In 2015, Christine served as co-counsel in a civil trial where the jury returned a $1.3 million verdict in our client’s favor.

In addition to her practice, Christine currently serves as a co-chair of the Fairfield County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Committee. She is a past co-chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Section Criminal Justice Committee. Christine has also served as a mock trial coach at Quinnipiac University School of Law.

Christine received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Quinnipiac University in 2010, Christine earned her Juris Doctor – magna cum laude – with an honors concentration in Criminal Law and Advocacy and an honors concentration in Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution from Quinnipiac University School of Law. While at Quinnipiac Law, Christine served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Executive Vice President for the Mock Trial Honor Society and was a competition team member of the Society for Dispute Resolution. She was also part of the Northeast Regional championship team at the 2013 National Trial Competition.

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • 2017: Connecticut Rising Stars, Criminal Defense, Super Lawyers*
  • 2016 New Leader in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune
  • State of Connecticut Member Since: 2013
  • State of New Jersey Member Since: 2014
  • State of New York Member Since: 2015
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut Member Since: 2014
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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  • Juvenile Sentencing: Recent Developments and the Future of Juvenile Justice in CT, Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, October 21, 2015

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