Christina N. Joseph

 

Christina N. Joseph


Ms. Joseph is an associate with the firm.  Her practice focuses on workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment law and administrative law.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Joseph was a law clerk at Bonneville Power Administration.  Before that, she worked as a legal extern at Fred Meyer Inc./Kroger Co. and as a law clerk at Office of Student Advocacy and at Non-Profit Legal Clinic at the University of Oregon School of Law.  Ms. Joseph received her law degree from University of Oregon School of Law and completed her undergraduate degree at University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Attorney
CUMMINS, GOODMAN, DENLEY & VICKERS, P.C.
Workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment and complex civil litigation.  Representation of employers and insurance companies.

Law Clerk, 2018-2019
BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION
Portland, Oregon
Assisted with litigation in the Ninth Court, focusing on civil procedure and strategy.  Conducted legal research in property, bankruptcy, contracts, torts, energy, and employment law.  Worked with unfamiliar legal principals and topics independently and at a fast pace.

Legal Extern, 2018
FRED MEYER, INC./KROGER CO.
Portland, Oregon
Led client meetings to explain legal issues and suggest a balance between legal risk and business opportunity.  Reviewed and drafted leases, license agreements, settlements, demand letters, and other types of contracts.  Researched and produced memorandums on topics involving consumer, real estate, trade, and contract law.

Law Clerk, 2017-2018
OFFICE OF STUDENT ADVOCACY
Eugene, Oregon
Researched issues in constitutional, employment, educational, and administrative law.  Prepared memorandums and compiled data to convey the findings of my research.  Assisted with, and observed, client meetings and interviews.

Law Clerk, 2018
NON-PROFIT LEGAL CLINIC AT UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF LAW
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed and made changes to organization’s bylaws and policies to ensure compliance with state and federal law.  Facilitated non-profit board members in discussions regarding board governance.  Recommended policy and bylaw changes to protect organizations from liability.  Educated board members on their fiduciary and legal obligations.

EDUCATION
2019, J.D. Degree
University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, Oregon

2016, B.A., Political Science
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon