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Christina Joy R. Gupana

Practice areas:

Immigration, Criminal Defense, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Personal Injury

About Me

Christina Gupana received her J.D. from the William Boyd School of Law. She has a master’s degree in Communication and a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. She is admitted to practice in the State of Nevada and has experience in the fields of civil litigation, criminal law and transactional law. Prior to practicing law she worked in the nonprofit sector and dedicated that time to helping local charities in Las Vegas. While in law school she interned for the Las Vegas City Attorney’s Office, both for the civil and criminal divisions. She was also the Lt. Governor for the 14th Circuit of the American Bar Association’s Student Division. Prior to law school, Christina worked for the Philippine Congress and the United Nation’s under the Committee on Millennium Development Goals that was aimed at helping poor or developing countries reach their goals of poverty reduction, child education, safe drinking water and other social issues by the target date of 2015. In her spare time Chris enjoys taking her dogs on hikes, reading, traveling, skydiving, scuba diving, wake boarding, wake surfing and watching movies.

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Languages Spoken: English, Filipino, Tagalog

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Immigration: 70%
    3 years, 30 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    3 years, 10 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 5%
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Jared M. Moser

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    Jared Moser Appeals Attorney
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    Ms. Gupana's legal knowledge and client dedication are beyond reproach. She is an effective advocate who places her clients interests, above all else, first. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Raymund Robles Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Gupana Law Firm

3430 E. Flamingo Rd.
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV, 89121

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active201208/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 Best Attorneys For Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Client's Choice Award 2013AVVO Client's Choice Award 20132013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing AttorneyGupana Law Firm2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of David E. Walters2012 - 2014
Managing Attorney (Negotiation DepartmentLaw Office of Adam S. Kutner2012 - 2012
Legal InternG. Dallas Horton & Associates2011 - 2012
Legal InternSteven Pacitti Attorney At Law2011 - 2012
Philanthropic AdvisorNevada Community Foundation2010 - 2011
Legal InternMunicipal Court, City Of Las Vegas2009 - 2010
International Student AdvisorKaplan Test Prep & Admissions2006 - 2007
Committee LiasonUnited Nations Committee on Millennium Development Goals2003 - 2005
Legislative Staff Officer IPhilippine House of Representatives2003 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Young Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. GILMA RUIZConviction vacated and remanded for new trial.
In Re Matter of AsaniCase remanded from the Bureau of Immigration Appeals court for new trial
In Re Matter of MolinaImmigration Judge granted his relief of cancellation of removal and respondent was not deported back to El Salvador

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Ateneo de Manila UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationMA - Masters2004
Ateneo de Manila UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Asian American Advocacy Clinic CLEIntersection of Immigration Law and Family Law2014
Third Annual Sports and Entertainment Philanthropy SummitCreating a More Engaged and Effective Board2011