Christine Dugger is an associate with the firm’s political compliance unit. Christine advises clients on compliance with state and federal lobbying, campaign, and election laws.
Ms. Dugger received her law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of law in 2016. While there, Christine served as a staff writer for the 2014 California Initiative Review, co-authoring an article on Sacramento’s Measure L – the “strong mayor” initiative. She also served as President of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society and was the recipient of the Witkin award for Legal Writing and Research. During law school, Ms. Dugger was an intern with the Sacramento County District Attorney and the Sacramento County Office of the Conflict Defender, before becoming a law clerk for Olson, Hagel & Fishburn in 2015.
Prior to joining Olson Hagel & Fishburn, Ms. Dugger was a lobbyist for a large business trade association. In addition, she is a former Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow and legislative staffer.
Ms. Dugger earned her Masters of Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento in 2011 and her Bachelor of Arts in political science from San Diego State University in 2005.
Ms. Dugger is admitted to practice in California. Her professional memberships include the Sacramento County Bar Association and the California Political Attorneys Association. Together with her husband Blake, Ms. Dugger is the founder and chief executive officer of The Rand Francis Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization in honor of her late son Rand Francis Dugger.