Christina A. JumpCivil Litigation Department Head, MLFA
Christina Jump’s career in civil litigation spans more than 20 years, at both the trial and appellate levels. Her practice involves civil constitutional challenges to the No Fly and terror watchlists, land use and zoning law discrimination, labor and employment law discrimination, and defending denaturalization lawsuits on behalf of members of the Muslim community. Before joining the Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America, Christina represented clients in litigation in bench and jury trials in both state and federal courts. She has experience with internal investigations and has handled hundreds of discrimination charges at the administrative agency level. In addition, she is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1999, and earned her qualifications as a certified mediator in Texas at the University of Houston Blakely Advocacy Institute in 2003.
Christy served as an Associate Hearing Officer for the City of Dallas for over ten years. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Texas Bar Foundation and Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. Christy is a Past President of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association and served on the Board of Directors of the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations, the Board of Directors for the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, and the Board of Trustees for the DAYL Foundation. She recently served for two years as Co-Chair of the Women’s Advocacy Awards for Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and has been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” for multiple years. Christy is admitted to practice before numerous federal district and circuit courts across the United States, including the Supreme Court of the United States.