Overview

Overview

Christina Benson is an attorney in our Municipal Law and Conflict Management groups. She focuses her practice on enriching our municipalities throughout Minnesota by providing guidance on land use and zoning matters, contracts, employment law, economic development, ordinance review and municipal leasing.

Prior to joining Eckberg Lammers, Christina worked for the League of Minnesota Cities as a Staff Attorney where she guided member municipalities through a variety of specific project inquiries and drafted case law and legislative updates for League members.

At home, Christina enjoys spending time playing with her Leagle and Beagle and belting show tunes. Around town, you will find Christina and her husband Jack antiquing, shopping local, trying out new breweries/cideries, or catching a show with family and friends.

Education & Admissions

Education

University of St. Thomas Law School, Minneapolis, MN
– J.D.
Luther College, Decora, IA
– B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Minnesota

Affiliations & Involvement

Professional Affiliations

Minnesota State Bar Association
– Public Law Section, District 19, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, & Labor and Employment Law Section

Minnesota Women’s Lawyers

News

Publications

THC Edibles: Enforcement to Employment, Minnesota Chiefs of Police, Critical Issues Virtual Training Series | Panel Discussion

Letter of the Law: To Release or Not to Release? That Is the Body Camera Question, Minnesota Cities Magazine, November 2020

Ask LMC: How does the MGDPA classify survey data?, Minnesota Cities Magazine, January 2022

Preparing Your City for an Emergency, Minnesota Cities Magazine, March 2022

Ask LMC: Does “long COVID” qualify as a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act?, Minnesota Cities Magazine, November 2021

Emergency Management for City Administrative Staff, League of Minnesota Cities, 2022

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Communities are filled with passionate leaders and blossoming ideas. It is my joy to empower our client cities through legal counsel. I also resolve conflicts by bringing passionate leaders together, highlighting their values, and encouraging creativity in problem-solving.
Christina Benson