Staff: Kim B. Howard
Staff Phone: 251-415-9256
  • New York, 2000
  • Alabama, 2001
  • Mississippi, 2002
  • Binghamton University, 1997, B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Law, Political Science
  • Hofstra University School of Law, 2000, J.D. (Academic Scholarship Recipient; Member, Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity; Member, Italian Law Students Association)

Partner Christina May Bolin leads Christian & Small’s Mobile/Baldwin County office – defending individuals, businesses, and insurers against lawsuits and liability claims, and assisting clients in the development of strategic solutions to legal disputes and litigation risks. Since 2001, she has defended property and casualty insurers in direct actions involving large property losses, catastrophic casualty claims, complex insurance coverage questions, fraud and bad faith.

Since 2002, Christina has handled construction defect and related claims, representing large national contractors as well as local contractors and subcontractors. She has handled environmental damage, construction defect, mold, hurricane and products claims regarding commercial buildings, government buildings, condominiums, and residential buildings. She has also completed the umpire certification through the Windstorm Insurance Network.

Christina is licensed to practice in Alabama, Mississippi and New York, and has also assisted in the assessment and handling of matters in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas and Tennessee – representing clients in hundreds of mediations, arbitrations and trials.

  • Alabama State Bar Covid-19 Bench & Bar Task Force
  • Defense Research Institute  (DRI): Alabama State Representative
  • The Mississippi Bar: Member
  • New York State Bar Association: Member
  • Mobile Bar Association: Member
  • Baldwin County Bar Association: Member
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA): Immediate Past President; President, 2019-2020; President-Elect, 2018-2019; Immediate Past Editor, ADLA Journal
  • Windstorm Insurance Network: Second Vice President, Board of Directors, 2020; Secretary, Board of Directors, 2019; Windstorm Insurance Network Fellow
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD): Fellow, 2020
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC): Member
  • Spanish Fort Sports Association: Outside General Counsel, Treasurer 2106-2020
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Insurance Law and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, 2021
  • Recognized by Mid-South Region Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the field of Insurance Coverage
  • Recipient of the Windstorm Insurance Network’s (WIND) President’s Award
  • Presenter, Legal Lingo: An Adjuster’s Guide to Speaking the Legal Language, 2020 WIND Conference, Windstorm Insurance Network (January 2020)
  • Moderator, Winds of Change: A Panel Discussion on Issues Facing Women in the Insurance Industry, 2019 WIND Conference, Windstorm Insurance Network (January-February 2019)
  • Presenter, Gulf Coast Case Law Update, Windstorm Insurance Network (2015 – Present)
  • Panel member, Issues Facing Women in the Law, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Fall Meeting (2008)
  • Faculty member, ADLA Deposition Bootcamp, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Author of the numerous articles on various legal- and insurance-related matters, including:
    • To Appraise or Not to Appraise (2015)
    • Gulf Coast Case Law Update (2015)
    • Hurricane Toolbox (2009-2014 Editions)
    • Pitfalls in Claims Adjusting and Avoiding Bad Faith (2010)
    • Defending Bad Faith Claims (2009)

Christina May Bolin

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