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Christine L. Khano


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Chris serves as a Community Association Collection Attorney at Lazega & Johanson. Today, Chris’s practice focuses on Community Association Law, working with homeowners associations to achieve cost-effective case resolutions. She was originally born and raised in a suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois and migrated to the South to pursue her Bachelor of Arts in English-Creative Writing at Emory University. Chris was the first student to graduate from Georgia State University College of Law and School of Public Health with a Juris Doctor-Master in Public Health dual degree.

Industry Experience

Prior to joining Lazega & Johanson, Chris practiced community association law for years as a collection and general attorney in the Atlanta metro area. As a seasoned collection attorney, she has handled a vast array of collection matters from pre-litigation to litigation to garnishments and foreclosure sales.


Emory University, B.A. 2009
Georgia State University School of Law, J.D. 2015
Georgia State University School of Public Health, M.P.H. 2015

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Khano, Christine L. “A Succession Plan for Transitioning Boards.” Georgia Commons, Fourth Quarter 2021, 32-34.

Khano, Christine L. “Mind Your Manners: Reminder for Conducting Annual Meetings & Addressing Collections.” Georgia Commons, Third Quarter 2021, 10, 42.

Khano, Christine L. “Winning Collections.” Georgia Commons, First Quarter 2022, 24.

Khano, Christine L. “Behind the Scenes of Disrupting the Invasion of the Institutional Investors?” Georgia Commons, Third Quarter 2022, 38.

Khano, Christine L. “Superhero or Supervillain? Is Your Association’s Declaration Fighting for Your Community or Against It?” Georgia Commons, Second Quarter 2022, 40-41.


CALI Award for Excellence for Research, Writing and Advocacy II

In the Community

Chris is an active participant on behalf of Lazega & Johanson LLC of the Georgia Chapter of CAI, including serving as a member of the CAI Magazine Committee.