Christine M. La Vorgna is an associate in the Orange County office of Manning & Kass. She concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, including employment-related claims such as FEHA, disability discrimination, and harassment. In addition, she handles premise liability, construction defect, business litigation, and subrogation matters. Ms. La Vorgna has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation from both an offensive and defensive position. As a talented litigator and negotiator, Ms. La Vorgna has earned the reputation of being a zealous advocate who provides strategic counseling and assistance for each of her clients.
Prior to joining Manning & Kass, Ms. La Vorgna worked exclusively in the field of family law where she led or co-chaired dozens of trials that involved issues of domestic violence, child custody, and marital dissolution. Ms. La Vorgna is keenly aware of the importance of ensuring that her clients are informed and comfortable with the litigation process. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Whittier School of Law in Costa Mesa, California where she competed on her school’s Trial Advocacy External Competition Team. She also served as a volunteer for the voiceless with her school's Children’s Rights Clinic. During law school, Ms. La Vorgna studied abroad at the University of Cantabria in Santandar, Spain where she received the CALI award in her Estate Planning course.
Ms. La Vorgna earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara where she majored in Law and Society and minored in Sport Management. During her time at UCSB, Ms. La Vorgna lived in our Nation’s Capital where she worked on Capitol Hill as a Matsui Congressional Fellow for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Lois Capps.