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Christiana Elizabeth Samuels

Christiana Elizabeth Samuels

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense

About Me

Christiana E. Samuels graduated Cum Laude from the George Washington University where she earned a double major in Political Communication and History and graduated a year early. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University, which is consistently ranked in the top twenty law schools in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.  In law school she held internships on Capitol Hill, lobbying organizations, Legal Aid, and with the United States Department of Justice.  She was also active in trial advocacy, pretrial advocacy, negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and mock trial. 


Ms. Samuels has advanced legal education in criminal defense and family law.   Ms. Samuels believes in using her superior advocacy and negotiation skills to find innovative, personalized, solutions to client's unique needs.


Ms. Samuels has worked extensively in the areas of Misdemeanor Criminal Law, Felony Criminal Law, Probation Violations, Domestic Violence, Restraining Orders, DUI/DWI, Strike Felonies, Resisting Arrest, Divorce, Custody Disputes, Child and Spousal Support, and Asset Distribution.  As the owner of The Law Office of Christiana E. Samuels, Ms. Samuels handles matters in Criminal Law, Family Law, and select Civil Law cases. Recent criminal cases in which Ms. Samuels has been involved include residential burglary, Vehicle Code violations including DUI, resisting arrest, domestic violence, and other felony and misdemeanor issues.


Ms Samuels has also worked with clients in Family law cases involving issues ranging from custody battles, to divorce settlements, to child support.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Family: 80%
    5 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    5 years



Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Lucy Zheng

    Christiana was a pleasure to work with. Extremely knowledgable in family law, excellent representation of her client, but very professional at the same time!


    Lucy Zheng Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Hollyann C. Gutkovsky

    Christiana is an extremely knowledgeable and competent family law attorney and it is a pleasure to work with her.


    Hollyann Gutkovsky Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Law Office of Christiana E. Samuels

200 Main Street
Suite 200D
Redwood City, CA, 94063




Professional Misconduct

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