Assistant State's Attorney
Cook County, Chicago, IL
Christina is a second generation Korean American currently serving as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Felony Trial Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Christina has served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for 9 years, previously prosecuting misdemeanors in the First Municipal District, misdemeanors and felonies in the Second Municipal District, and presenting cases before the Grand Jury. Christina has served as a board member of the Chicago Chapter of NAPIPA since its inception in 2015, and currently serves as a board member for the Korean American Law Enforcement Group of Chicago. In September 2017, Christina was invited by the Korean National Police Agency in Seoul to speak at a “Seminar on the Restructuring of the Criminal Justice System under the Principle of Separation between Investigation and Prosecution.” Christina is a 2013 recipient of an Outstanding Assistant State’s Attorney Award from the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists. Christina earned her bachelor’s degree in Government with concentrations in Asian American Studies and International Relations from Cornell University before continuing to the University of Illinois College of Law for her law degree. Christina is an avid Diet Coke drinker who resides in the suburbs with her husband and daughter.