Cristina MacKenzie

Student at Law

Cristina is an articling student with a particular interest in litigation. She came to Spark Law to learn from experienced litigation lawyers across various areas of law and to work alongside like-minded lawyers who are on a mission to make legal services accessible to all.

To try and fail is at least to learn; to fail to try is to suffer the inestimable loss of what might have been.

Chester Barnard

Cristina started at Spark Law as an externship student with the Reclaim Pro Bono project during her third year of law school at the University of Windsor. While at law school, Cristina got involved in several community outreach programs, including Pro Bono Students Canada and the External Outreach Committee. Having a passion for advocacy, Cristina knew she would enjoy litigation. Now that she is an articling student, Cristina is interested in exploring all areas of litigation and is excited to help resolve challenging and complex legal issues.

Her work with Reclaim has “sparked” a desire to continue helping victim-survivors of technology-facilitated violence. As a student, she hopes to continue researching digital privacy issues and the intersectionality of technology-facilitated violence to help raise awareness in the community.

In her free time, you can find Cristina reading a book from Reese Witherspoon’s book club, playing fetch with her dog Cashew, or cooking for her blog.