After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with a BA in Political Science, Christi attended Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. While at Loyola, Christi was a member of the nationally ranked Byrne Trial Advocacy Team from 2014-2016. As a member of the Byrne Trial Team, Christi competed in numerous national competitions, including the Top Gun invitational as well as the Tournament of Champions, where Christi won “Best Advocate”. Christi graduated from Loyola Law School in 2016 and was given the Award of Excellence in Preparation for Trial Practice” by the American Board of Trial Advocates, Los Angeles Chapter.
Christi went on to work briefly for a civil defense firm before becoming a lawyer at Ardalan & Associates in 2017. She assisted in all aspects of trial preparation and co-chaired numerous trials with the principal of the firm Chris Ardalan, including one of California’s top-10 personal injury verdicts in 2018.
In the summer of 2018, Christi and her husband moved to Florida. For the next 3 years, she worked as a litigation associate for Maune, Raichle, Hartley, French & Mudd, where she specialized in representing individuals and family in asbestos products liability litigation.
Despite being across the country, Christi couldn’t stay away from her Ardalan Law family for long and in 2021, she returned to the firm as a trial attorney where she is responsible for handling large 6 and 7 figure cases and works tirelessly advocating for her clients and their families.
Christi is licensed in California, Florida, and Illinois. She currently lives in Florida with her husband and two dogs.