Christine Walsh Donnelly is an attorney and former trial lawyer practicing in civil litigation. Since retiring from the Chicago law firm of Pavalon & Gifford, Christine has been focused on public service. Currently, she is a leader and founding member of the Evanston-North Shore Chapter of Catholic Relief Services and a volunteer attorney with the Moran Center for Youth Advocacy. A strong advocate of voting rights, Christine has volunteered as an organizer and voter protection advocate for multiple national political campaigns and organizations, including for two U.S. presidential candidates.  

Christine holds a B.A. in Government & PPE from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the DePaul Business Law Journal. She lives in the Chicago area.

Other Accomplishments & Recognitions
  • Notre Dame Scholar
  • IBM Watson Scholar
  • Notre Dame London Programme, 1990