Christina (Mullen) Carroll
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Christina (Mullen) Carroll graduated with a dual degree from Duke University School of Law, concentrating in International and Comparative Law. She received certification in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2012. While participating in Trial Advocacy, she won a favorable verdict representing a client in a commercial contract dispute. She also served as a Student Attorney, certified by the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners, where she individually represented a client in a disability appeal before an administrative law judge and obtained a favorable ruling.
Christina has litigation experience in Dallas in matters involving defamation and business disparagement, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud. She is also dedicated to pro bono legal services and community volunteerism efforts, including Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Feed My Starving Children.
- Most recently, the Fifth District of Texas Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling by Judge Tillery of the 134th Judicial District Court denying an Anti-SLAPP Motion to Dismiss under the Texas Citizens Participation Act in a defamation and business disparagement suit brought by Christina and a team of lawyers from former firm.
- She, along with Michael K. Hurst and John F. Guild, successfully defended in trial a $2 million claim by an investment bank against another investment bank.
- Christina was also part of the team that was awarded successful judgment for the #15 verdict in the nation by The National Law Journal — a $94 million verdict resulting in a $45 million judgment (now on appeal) for Plaintiffs and her clients, Intervenors L.W. Hunt Resources and Richard Raughton.
- State Bar of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
- Duke University School of Law, 2014
- JD and LLM in International and Comparative Law
- Jerome M. Culp, Jr. Scholar
- Pro Bono award for more than 150 hours of service
- Certification in International and Comparative Law, Geneva, Switzerland
- Represented client as Student Attorney for the Duke Legal Assistance Project; obtained favorable ruling
- Vanderbilt University, 2011
- B.A. Political Science
- Chancellor’s Scholar
HONORS / AWARDS
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Finest Under 40 (now Dallas’ Finest) Honoree, 2015
- J.L. Turner Legal Association Barbara M. Jordan Scholarship Recipient, 2013
- Delta Sigma Theta Sadie T.M. Alexander Law Scholarship, 2013
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS / COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class, 2015
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation Fellow
- Dallas Bar Association, Member
- J.L. Turner Legal Association, Member
- Feed My Starving Children Development Committee
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Dallas’ Finest Host Committee Member, 2015-2016
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Dallas‘ Finest Host Committee Chair, 2016-2017