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Colin Thomas Greene

Colin Thomas Greene

Practice areas:

Family, Immigration, Probate

About Me

Colin Greene has been practicing law since 1993 is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specializiation.  He also has substantial practice experience in immigration and nationality law and probate and trust litigation.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Family: 50%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    19 years, 100 cases
  3. Immigration: 25%
    17 years, 1 thousand cases



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Christopher B. Johnson

    Colin is highly knowledgeable about the law, and fair with his clients.


    Christopher Johnson Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Paul J Molinaro

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Paul Molinaro Defective and Dangerous Products Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Russakow / Greene & Tan, LLP

790 E Green St.
Pasadena, CA, 91101




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2014
Top Lawyer In CaliforniaThe Legal Network2013
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2013
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2012
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2011
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2010
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2009
Top Young LawyersLos Angeles Magazine2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerGreene Law2014 - Present
PartnerRussakow / Greene & Tan, LLP2009 - Present
PartnerHanlon & Greene, PLC1999 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Pasadena Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rios v. Ashcroft, 287 F.3d 895 (9th Cir. 2002)Won on appeal in 9th Circuit Court of Appeal

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Publication NameTitleDate
Daily JournalPostnuptial Planning: Lessons from Frank and Jamie McCourt2010
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Something New?2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CaliforniaLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California, Los Angeles, CaliforniaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationLitigating Against the INS1999