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Director of the American Law Clinic • Clinical Professor
Colorado Law

Christina Stanton (she/they) is the director of the American Indian Law Clinic and a clinical professor at Colorado Law. In her prior position as the director of operations at First Peoples Worldwide, Christina led targeted international advocacy and research strategy on behalf of Indigenous partners in parallel with market-based corporate advocacy to better integrate Indigenous rights into routine business operations. As an attorney at Wagenlander & Heisterkamp, LLC, Christina practiced in both tribal and state courts and was engaged in policy work, contracting, employment, construction, landlord-tenant and federal Indian law. They have conducted research on treaty fishing rights, violence against Indigenous women and the intersection of international mechanisms and Indigenous rights. Christina received her J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law and her B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University. She is licensed in Colorado and numerous tribal courts.