Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

General Counsel Division

Transactions and Advisory Section

Christine Lanners joined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 1997. Her practice focuses on advising the Park and Recreation Department on various issues and concerns relating to park land, outside contractors, and interdepartmental concerns. In addition, she prepares and reviews development agreements, construction contracts, and agreements with other governmental entities, professional service contracts, engineering contracts, architect contracts, management contracts, use agreements, and supplemental agreements to those contracts. She also provides legal advice and opinions to the Park and Recreation Board.


  • St. Mary's University School of Law
  • University of Texas at Austin
    Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance)

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas , May, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 1998
  • Certificate of Appreciation for participation in the Naturalization Ceremony, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2001

Prior Experience

  • Associate Attorney at Holly Corporation, 1997