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Khristian G. Parker

General Counsel

Teamsters Local Union No. 705

Khristian G. Parker is General Counsel for Teamsters Local 705. Khristian joined Teamsters Local 705 in 2017 as its first African-American and second woman to serve as general counsel in Local 705’s history. As general counsel, her role is to create and execute the union’s legal strategies, represent the local in federal and state court, and other administrative agencies including the NLRB, ILRB, and EEOC. Khristian also represents the union and membership in grievance arbitration hearings and advises the union’s Executive Board regarding the day-to-day administration of the union.

Prior to her current position, she was staff specialist attorney for the Illinois Nurses Association, and she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Mark J. Lopez, Circuit Court of Cook County (retired).

Additionally, Khristian is an adjunct professor at Northern Illinois University College of Law teaching labor law. Khristian is currently a member of the Cook County Bar Association, the Union Lawyer Alliance of the AFL-CIO, the Institute for Law in the Workplace, and sits on the Alumni Council for Northern Illinois University College of Law. 

Khristian received her law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Miami.

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