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Ann E. M. Weir

also known as Annie Weir

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Annie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a major in the History of Public Policy.  During her undergraduate career, she spent a year abroad in Paris, studying at the Institut d'Etudes Politique (Sciences Po).  Following graduation, Annie spent a year and a half working as a research associate at the Peace Corps headquarters in Washington, DC and a year teaching English as a second language in Prague, Czech Republic.


Annie earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame.  During law school, Annie spent a summer as an intern with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.  She also interned for the U.S. Department of Justice's European Civil Division located at the United States Embassy in London, where she spent her second year of law school.  Following graduation from law school, Annie was a legal fellow with the Children's Rights Division of Human Rights Watch in Los Angeles, CA. 


Annie practices in all areas of children and family law, with a major focus on children's issues, minor's counsel cases, custody matters, mediations, adoptions, guardianships and dissolutions.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas

  1. Adoption: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Family: 20%



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Contact info

A Center for Children and Family Law

1111 W Chapman Ave
Orange, CA, 92868-2828


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dodds ScholarNotre Dame Law2010
Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities GrantUC Santa BarbaraN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateA Center For Children & Family Law2012 - Present
Legal FellowHuman Rights Watch2011 - 2012
Legal InternUnited States Embassy, Office of the Civil Division of the DOJ2010 - 2010
Legal InternUnited Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda2009 - 2009
Legal AssistantLaw Offices of Sanger and Swysen2007 - 2008
TeacherThe Caledonian School2006 - 2007
Legal InternPeace Corps2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of California - Santa BarbaraHistory of Public PolicyBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Institut d'Etudes PolitiquesEducation Abroad ProgramN/AN/A