Christine Antoun received her B.A. from George Mason University and attended Washington and Lee School of Law in Lexington Virginia, graduating in 1997 with her Juris Doctorate. After passing the Bar Exam she moved to Colorado in November of 1997 opening her own practice in civil and criminal litigation.
In 2000 she joined the ranks of the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office to fight for the rights of the indigent accused. During this time as a Deputy Public Defender she tirelessly handled thousands of criminal cases, at both the misdemeanor and felony level. She also routinely assisted with in-house training of other attorneys in the system.
In 2006 she re-opened her law practice and has since handled and tried many more cases to verdict in multiple counties. She currently takes Crminal and Dependency & Neglect cases in Adams, Denver, Jefferson, Douglas, Broomfield, and Arapahoe Counties. In addition to hundreds of criminal trials she has tried 11 1st Degree Murder cases to a jury, with 10 out of 11 cases receiving either an acquittal or a lesser charge.
Each year Mrs. Antoun offers up her expertise and coaches trial lawyers of all levels from around the country for different programs. She is a seasonal Faculty Member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and is routinely asked to judge and critique Moot Court and Mock trial programs for Denver University School of Law, CU Boulder, and local High School competitions.
Ms. Antoun is a member of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Office of Respondent Parent Counsel – Best Practice Team, Colorado Juvenile Justice Coalition, Alternate Defense Counsel, and the American Inns of Court. She is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Illinois. She enjoys outdoor activities, roller derby, and spending time with her two sons.