Phone: (206) 957-9669

Email: ann@christielawgroup.com


Seattle University School of Law

J.D. 2007; Magna Cum Laude

Villanova University

B.A. 2004; Cum Laude


Christie Law Group PLLC

Partner 2014-Present

Associate 2007-2014




Ann has been with Christie Law Group her entire legal career, handling a vast array of cases, focusing on civil rights, municipal liability defense, professional liability defense, premises liability, and employment discrimination cases. She has proven herself a dedicated, well-organized, and persuasive advocate, with excellent writing and communication skills. She has served as the first and second chair in a number of trials in both state and federal court, presented oral argument at the trial level and in both the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and authored scores of briefs. She has significant experience with mock trial work, jury selection, and trial presentation strategies. She has also recently been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel ("FDCC"), a peer selected organization dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism with the legal defense community.  She lives in Edmonds with her husband, two daughters, and two Labrador Retrievers.



Washington State Bar Association

Oregon State Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

Defense Research Institute

Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle



Admitted to Practice

Washington, 2007

Oregon, 2016

Muckleshoot Tribal Bar, 2018

U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington

Ninth Circuit United States Court of Appeals



Washington Law & Politics Rising Star 2014, 2017-2019



"Introducing Evidence at Trial: Style, Approach, Purpose and Technique" - WSBA CLE 2018

“Washington Law Updates” - Claims Department Training 2017 and 2019

“Municipal Liability in Civil Rights Cases” - FBI National Academy Association 2015 Annual Training

“K-9 Liability Issues” - Police Officer Training 2012 and 2014

“The Impact of Social Media on § 1983 Litigation” - FDCC Summer Meeting 2019