Kristīne Zīle has extensive experience in the area of civil and administrative litigation having represented clients on real estate, consumer protection and other matters. For more than a decade she lectures on Inheritance Law at the University of Latvia, as well as is a frequent lecturer with the Latvian Judicial Training Centre and Latvian Council of Notaries. She is involved in legislative initiatives and acts as a member of the working groups on Inheritance Law and Family Law of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia.