I am a devoted family law attorney, a mother, and wife. I offer personalized service, and sensitivity to my clients' goals and needs both financial and personal.
I amactively involved in all of my clients' cases from inception through resolution. I work with clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to produce solutions to fit each client's unique situation, whether facing issues involving prenuptial agreements, dissolution (divorce), custody and visitation, child and spousal support, paternity matters, or same sex partner cohabitation and dissolution.
I understand that marital contracts (pre-and post-nuptial agreements), divorce, child custody, as well as all other family law matters can be very complicated, tenuous and emotionally charged. It is my goal to alleviate as much stress and confusion as possible in guiding my clients through this process.
In order to effectuate these objectives I take the necessary time to ascertain my clients' priorities and devise legal strategies to achieve these goals. I will also carefully explain the realities and intricacies of the California legal system in order to ensure clients have an accurate view of their situation and understand each step in the chosen action or process.
I believe that a comprehensive negotiated settlement is usually the most economical and streamlined path. However, when a client's interests are best served in court, I provide aggressive and effective representation in court.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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I endorse this lawyer. Christina is always a very pleasant person to work with. I've also always found her to do things efficiently and diligently. She advocates for her clients and gives reasonable advice. All of these things makes for a great family lawyer.
Mae Adkins Family Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I endorse this lawyer. Christina cares deeply for the people she represents and will go above and beyond to help her clients succeed. Her personable style and enthusiasm as well as her dedication make Christina a great choice of attorney.
Claude Wyle Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Civil Procedure||CALI award||2010|
|Monroe Seifer Scholarships||Monroe Seifer Scholarships||2009|
|Catherine Sherburne-Thompson Scholarship||Catherine Sherburne-Thompson Scholarship||2008|
|Community Property||CALI award||2008|
|Community Property||Witkin Award||2008|
|Business Associations||CALI Award||2007|
|Associate||Law Office of Sylvia Shapiro||2011 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Marin County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|San Francisco Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Association of Family and Conciliation Courts||N/A||N/A|
|Golden Gate University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Oregon||Architecture||Architecture||1995|
|Harbor Side Rotary Club||Ways to save time, money and heartbreak in a divorce||2013|