Attorney Christine Swanson
Christine is the founder and owner of Swanson Law Office, PLLC and is admitted to practice in Minnesota state and federal courts. She was selected as a Rising Star by Minnesota Law & Politics in 2010 and 2011. This award honors attorneys who have been in practice for ten years or less, and who have distinguished themselves by their professional accomplishment, leadership, and service to the community.
Christine received her law degree from William Mitchell College of Law. Christine graduated cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in Political Science. While completing her undergraduate studies, Christine spent a semester interning with the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland.
While in law school, Christine participated in a judicial externship with Ramsey County District Court Judge Margaret Marrinan, served as a law clerk at Bremer Trust Company, served as a law clerk at a large law firm in Minneapolis and acted as a legal analyst with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Security. Christine also served as a law clerk with the Minnesota Tax Court.
For the first five years of her career as an attorney, Christine worked for two small firms in the St. Paul area. Christine started Swanson Law Office in late 2010 with a desire to provide clients with an exceptional law office experience including personalized attention and efficient, quality legal services.
Christine is a member of the following bar associations: the State of Minnesota District Court, the United States District Court for the State of Minnesota and the United States Supreme Court.
Christine is a member of the following professional organizations: Minnesota State Bar Association; Minnesota Women Lawyers; Ramsey County Bar Association; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Law Institute of Minnesota.
In the community, Christine serves on the Second Judicial District Ethics Committee, Co-Chairs the Minnesota Women Lawyers Scholarship and Silent Auction Committee, participates in CURE, the American Cancer Society’s primary young professional fund-raising group in the Twin Cities, mentors law school students and has served on the alumni board for her high school, Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
In her free time, Christine enjoys traveling, charity work, entertaining, shopping, baking, working out and spending time with family and friends.