ⓘ Christine Chandler


ⓘ Christine Chandler

Christine Chandler is an American politician, attorney, and former judge, currently serving as a member of the New Mexico House of Representatives from the 43rd district, which includes Los Alamos, New Mexico.


1. Early life and education

Chandler was born in Northampton, Massachusetts. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Smith College, Juris Doctor from the Boston College Law School, and Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center.


2. Career

Prior to serving in the House, Chandler was a probate judge for the Los Alamos County Probate Court from August 2013 to February 2016. Chandler was a member of the Los Alamos County Council and operates a private law practice. She served as senior counsel at Los Alamos National Security. Chandler took office on January 15, 2019, succeeding retiring Democratic incumbent Stephanie Garcia Richard, who was elected New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands.