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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


  1. Family: 50%
    23 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Immigration: 25%
    18 years, 1 thousand cases



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  • Christopher B. Johnson

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


    Christopher Johnson Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Contact info

Russakow / Greene & Tan, LLP

790 E Green St.
Pasadena, CA, 91101


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, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California - Los AngelesHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationLitigating Against the INS1999