Christina Galarza is an associate in the Personal Injury Department of Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC. Christina advocates for those who have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of others, handling personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases.
Christina obtained her Bachelor’s degree at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. After graduating, Christina went on to receive her J.D. from Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey. While in law school, Christina served as Co-President of the Association of Latin American Law Students. Through various programs and events, the Association of Latin American Law Students promotes Latino culture, heritage, and unity on campus, and helps connect Hispanic attorneys and law students in an effort to increase the Latino and minority presence in the legal community. Throughout her co-presidency of the Association of Latin American Law Students, Christina initiated programs of recruitment and information to encourage the study of law among Latin-American students. Christina hosted the organization’s 18th Annual Scholarship Fundraising Event that honored several prominent Hispanic judges and attorneys while raising funds to assist Hispanic law students in reducing the cost of their legal education.
Additionally, while at Rutgers Law School, Christina was a senior editor of the Computer and Technology Law Journal and a member of the Minority Student Program. Christina also participated in Rutgers Law School’s Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic where she provided legal services to New Jersey nonprofit corporations and start-up for-profit businesses. She was also involved in litigation for adult guardianship matters.
Christina is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is admitted to practice both in New Jersey and in New York, and before the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Christina was born in Florida to Colombian immigrants and speaks Spanish fluently.