Assistant Director
Christine Dougherty
Camden Law Career Planning
217 N 5th St
Camden, NJ 08102
  • Biography

Christine Trinkl Dougherty is the Assistant Director of the Center for Career Development at Rutgers Law School, Camden. She assists students with all aspects of their career planning and professional development, including developing and presenting on career related topics.   She is formerly a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor at Rutgers Law School in the Child and Family Advocacy Clinic during the summer and fall of 2011.  Ms. Dougherty was in public interest law practice for 15 years.   She was employed by the Support Center for Child Advocates (Child Advocates) in Philadelphia as a staff attorney and senior staff attorney.  During her tenure at Child Advocates, she was awarded a Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship, focused on improving the well-being of court-involved abused and neglected children and youth. She directed and supervised Child Advocates law student internship program and trained hundreds of volunteer attorneys, child welfare professionals and law students at in-house, statewide and national trainings. Before joining Child Advocates, she was the coordinating attorney for a special initiative focusing on homeless children with the Homeless Advocacy Project.   Ms. Dougherty obtained her Juris Doctor in 1996 from Temple University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Joseph’s University in 1993.