Civil Litigation - Employment Law
Christina is a seasoned civil litigation and employment lawyer. She recently withdrew from the partnership at Dale & Lessmann LLP in downtown Toronto to start her own law firm in Belleville, Ontario, where she went to high school and resided when she raised her three children. She continues to serve her clients throughout Ontario and beyond. Clients appreciate Christina's common sense and quiet, aggressive approach to legal problems.
During Christina's 15 years at Dale & Lessmann LLP, she gained vast, quality experience working with employer companies. This involved being in constant communication with human resource professionals to manage employment problems as they arose and to assist in structuring and administering workplace policies to prevent future problems and reducing future costs. Christina is a seasoned negotiator helping her clients achieve satisfying and cost effective settlements. Employers and employees seek out Christina for assistance with employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, employee handbooks and policies, termination letters, wrongful dismissal claims, workplace discrimination, employee absences, and a host of various employment issues.
Christina is also an experienced lawyer in commercial litigation, debtor remedies, mortgage enforcement, construction lien law, and human rights. She has experience in representing banks, lenders, landlords, property management companies, European companies, and funeral directors. She has considerable experience in real estate disputes including cottage easements and immeasurable experience regarding vexatious litigants.
Christina is a graduate of Osgoode Law School and holds her Construction Law Certificate.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Belleville Chamber of Commerce.
Law Society of Ontario
Hastings County Law Association
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association