Christina Lewis, JD, CWLS, joined Team NACC in January 2021 as Staff Attorney. In this role, Christina works closely with NACC’s Training Director in developing curriculum for and presenting at state custom trainings, organizing NACC monthly webinars, and editing NACC’s quarterly publication, The Guardian.
Christina previously served as a public defender with the St. Charles Parish Public Defender’s Office in Louisiana. During her twelve years as a public defender, Christina represented adults charged with misdemeanors, served as the defense attorney for the St. Charles Parish Adult Drug Court, and represented juveniles charged with delinquencies in juvenile court. She also provided high-quality legal representation to parents whose children were removed from their custody due to abuse and/or neglect. Christina graduated from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center with a Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Law. She began her legal career as a judicial law clerk with the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal for the Honorable Marc T. Amy for three years. She is licensed to practice in Louisiana.