Cristine K. Huffine practices primarily in the workers' compensation section of the firm. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Huffine practiced workers' compensation law (both in Georgia and Pennsylvania), employment law and general insurance defense. Ms. Huffine graduated, cum laude, from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in 1992, and the Dickinson School of Law with her J.D. in 1996. While at law school, Ms. Huffine participated on the Trial Moot Court Board for two years and received the Excellence for the Future Award based upon her academic credentials.
Ms. Huffine is a member of several professional organizations, including the Defense Research Institute, the State Bar of Georgia and the Pennsylvania State Bar. She is a Board Member with the Atlanta Claims Association, serving as the Chair of the Legislative Committee. Her community involvement includes service with the Family and Children Services of Cobb County.
While practicing in Pennsylvania, she participated in a precedent-setting products liability case. Her previous experience also included clerking with The Honorable Sheryl Ann Dorney for the Court of Common Pleas, 19th Judicial District in York, Pennsylvania, and interning at the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office in the Tort Litigation Section.
In Georgia, Ms. Huffine has successfully defended numerous medically intensive workers' compensation claims, including occupational disease cases and catastrophic claims.