Christie Jean

Christie D. Jean

Associate

Christie D. Jean

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Christie Jean is an associate in Robinson+Cole's Public Finance Group. Ms. Jean represents state, municipal, and Indian tribal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and taxable bonds and other debt obligations. She also has experience in real estate transactional matters relating to the financial services industries.

    Christie has dedicated a good portion of her practice and is committed to the representation of pro bono clients. She has experience representing two local land trusts in obtaining tax-exemption status and a land use appeal, respectively as well as a state environmental justice organization.

    Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jean interned with several Connecticut law firms. During law school she represented indigent criminal defendants as part of the University of Connecticut School of Law's Criminal Trial Clinic, taught constitutional law at New Britain High School, and interned for Senator Terry Gerratana of the Connecticut General Assembly.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association
      Young Lawyers Division
      Section of State and Local Government Law
      Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Vice-Chair of Property Tax Committee
      Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, Real Property Fellow (2015 - 2017)

      Connecticut Bar Association

      George W. Crawford Black Bar Association

      Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity
      Associates' Advisory Committee
    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Urban League of Greater Hartford
      Young Professionals Group
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "The Importance of Maintaining Individualism While in Law School," at the University of Connecticut School of Law's 2016 Incoming Student Orientation (8/25/2016)
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      "Debating Fundamentals," co-presented with Kelly Frye Barnett, at the 2016 Young Women's Leadership Corporation (YWLC) Summer Institute, a teaching and training course of study sponsored by the YWCA Hartford Region (7/14, 7/21, and 8/4/2016)
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      "Charting Your Course: Completing an Individual Development Plan," moderator, at the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's (LCD) 5th Annual Building Careers Symposium in New Britain, Connecticut (6/17/2015)

      "Sea Level Rise and Property Rights: Recent Cases and Surging Issues," at the ABA's Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law's (RPTE) Spring Symposia in Washington, DC (5/1/2015)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • April 11, 2017

        Christie Jean Joins Urban League of Greater Hartford Young Professionals

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      • March 17, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Lawyer Serves as Judge at ABA Regional Client Counseling Competition

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      • September 16, 2016

        Hartford Lawyer Speaks to Incoming Law Students at the University of Connecticut School of Law

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      • August 5, 2016

        Hartford Lawyers Teach about Leadership at YWLC Summer Institute

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      • June 6, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Sponsors George W. Crawford Black Bar Association's 2016 Annual Dinner

      • August 12, 2015

        Christie Jean Selected as RPTE Fellow

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      • June 24, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Take Part in LCD Symposium

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      • May 27, 2015

        Christie Jean Appointed Vice Chair of RPTE Committee

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      • May 21, 2015

        RED Lawyers Participate in RPTE Spring Symposia

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