Christine Nishimura

Alumni Profiles, Scholar
Class of 2012
Christine Nishimura

After graduating from law school, Christine practiced special education law at Disability Rights Texas in Austin, first as an Equal Justice Works Fellow and then as a staff attorney. She is currently director of legal and policy services for the Texas Charter Schools Association. While at Texas Law, Christine participated in the Children's Rights Clinic and the Juvenile Justice Clinic, and worked for a bankruptcy judge, Disability Rights Texas, and the Center for Juvenile Law and Policy in Los Angeles. She was co-president of Youth Court, managing editor of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, and a member of the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association.