Christina R. Huffman attended The University of Southern Mississippi, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Journalism. While there, she studied international journalism in London, England. After graduating, Ms. Huffman worked in sales while she completed her Masters of Education at William Carey University. From 2004 until 2008, Ms. Huffman taught fifth grade at Westminster Academy in Gulfport, Mississippi. She also taught third and fourth grade for one year in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. In 2009, Ms. Huffman moved to Jackson to attend the Mississippi College School of Law. During her second year, Ms. Huffman worked with the Wayne County Public Defender’s office and wrote articles for AMICUS, the law school’s quarterly magazine.
In her last semester, she interned with the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division. Ms. Huffman argued a case on behalf of the Attorney General before the Mississippi Court of Appeals that was later affirmed by the Court. Ms. Huffman studied comparative civil law in Mexico. She also spent a summer in China and Korea, where she studied international human rights and international business transactions. Ms. Huffman also received her Civil Law Certification from the Law School. She graduated in May of 2012.
Ms. Huffman was admitted to the Mississippi Bar on September 25, 2012. In 2013, she was admitted to the United States Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi. Ms Huffman is a Representative Attorney for the Police Benevolence Association and a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney. She also serves as the Alternate Public Defender for the City of Madison. Since working with Kirksey & Associates, P.A., Ms. Huffman has been involved in several areas of Criminal Defense including but not limited to DUI, Simple and Aggravated Assault, Kidnaping, Drug Offenses, Murder, and Capitol Murder. She and Bill work together to provide a comprehensive representation to each of their clients.