Christa Burtner comes from a Law Enforcement family and worked within Law Enforcement herself for years before returning to continue her education. Ms. Burtner attended Arapahoe Community College and obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, where she discovered her true passion remains in the area of criminal law. Ms. Burtner completed her internship with the Arapahoe County Courts for the Honorable, Judge Darren Vahle. During her internship, she obtained a more in-depth understanding of the County Court process. Ms. Burtner then began her work in the area of DUI defense in 2013.

Ms. Burtner is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. In her free time she enjoys attending sporting events, outdoor music events, and spending time with family and friends.