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  • New York
  • Western District of New York
  • Florida

University of Notre Dame, B.A.

University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., Cum Laude

Christina is an Associate in the firm’s Business Litigation practice. 

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Christina served as a summer intern for United States Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott of the Western District of New York. She also participated in the summer associate program at Hodgson Russ.

Christina graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was President of the Moot Court Board and Founder of the National Appellate Advocacy Tournament for Religious Freedom.


  • Former editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
  • Faculty Award for Excellence, Legislation & Regulation
  • Faculty Award for Excellence, Advanced Legal Research: State, County, Municipal Law
  • ALI – CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award


Christina M. Dines, Note, Minors in the Major Leagues: Youth Courts Hit a Home Run for Juvenile Justice, 31 NOTRE DAME J.L. ETHICS & PUB. POL’Y 175 (2017).

Anne F. Downey & Christina M. Dines, Defend Trade Secrets Act: What Employers (and Their Attorneys) Need to Know, B. ASS’N ERIE COUNTY BULL., Sept. 2016, at 8.

Community & Pro Bono

  • Buffalo Scholastic Rowing Association, board member