Christina M. White
Chrissie White attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a concentration in Public and Professional Writing. She then earned her Juris Doctorate degree and Certificate in Child and Family Law from DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, Illinois. At DePaul, she served as a judicial extern for both a domestic relations judge in Cook County, Illinois, and a civil division judge in Los Angeles County, California. While in law school, Chrissie participated in mock trial and client counseling competitions, volunteered for the Family Law Clinic and the Domestic Violence Pilot Project, worked as a law clerk for family law attorneys, and served as the recruitment chair for Phi Alpha Delta, a fraternal and philanthropic organization.
With extensive volunteer experience representing women and men in family law matters, Chrissie opened her own law office in May of 2017, as a participant in the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Justice Entrepreneur’s Project, one of the country’s leading incubators for solo and small firm attorneys. As a solo attorney, Chrissie gained significant litigation experience in the courts in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. While building her business and taking on pro bono cases through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, she represented over one hundred clients in matters pertaining to divorce, parentage, guardianships of minors, adoption, estate planning, landlord-tenant disputes, and civil litigation.
In 2020, Chrissie joined a general practice law firm in Schaumburg, Illinois, as part of the Family Law practice group. She then relocated to Batavia, Illinois where she now lives with her two young sons.
With a reputation for zealous advocacy and compassionate legal counsel, Chrissie brings her enthusiastic aptitude for family law to the Matt Shaw Family Law, now Shaw Sanders P.C. Chrissie is an active member of the Family Law Committee of the Kane County Bar Association and the National Association of Women Judges.