Christine Chung is the principal attorney at the Law Offices of Christine Chung. She earned her Bachelor of Arts cum laude from University of California at Irvine. She then received her Juris Doctrate cum laude from Southwestern Law School, where she was the editor for the Law Journal and was awarded the prestigious CALI Award and Exceptional Achievement Award in Real Estate Transactions, Legal Profession, and Constitutional Law.
Prior to starting her own practice, Christine worked for law firms that represented clients in real estate and civil litigation matters. Christine Chung also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Nho Trong Nguyen of the Superior Court and interned for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington D.C. and the Public Defender's Office in Newport Beach.
She is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to the US District Court of California for the Central District and Eastern District. She is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association (Trusts and Estate Section and Real Estate Section). Christine also volunteers at the legal clinics for the Public Law Center and the Orange County Asian American Bar Association.
Before practicing law, Christine Chung worked as a real estate agent, assisting clients in buying, selling, and leasing residential property in the Orange County area.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Southern California Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2017|
|Southern California Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2016|
|Southern California Rising Stars||SuperLawyers||2015|
|Southern California Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Christine Chung||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Soto Law Group||2017 - 2018|
|Associate Attorney||Miles, Bauer, Bergstrom & Winters, LLP||2011 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||Law Offices of Larry Fabrizi||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Public Law Center||Volunteer Attorney||2013 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Orange County Asian American Bar Association||Volunteer Attorney||2011 - Present|
|KidWorks||Mentor||2011 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2007 - Present|
|Law Offices of Christine Chung Blog||SAVE OR SHRED? What documents should I keep and what can I toss?||2016|
|Law Offices of Christine Chung Blog||2016 Estate And Gift Tax Exclusions: The $5.45 Million Dollar Tax Break for Individuals||2016|
|Law Offices of Christine Chung Blog||How does Facebook deal with death?||2016|
|Law Offices of Christine Chung Blog||IT’S TAX SEASON! Here’s A Checklist Of Documents To Gather For Your Tax Appointment||2015|
|Law Offices of Christine Chung Blog||Can Your Loved Ones Afford to Go Through Probate?||2014|
|Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas||A Cry for Cheap Drugs: CAFTA’s Inflexible Intellectual Property Protection Create an Ominous Impact on Life-Saving Drugs, (13 SW. J. L. & TRADE AM. 171 (2006))||2006|
|Southwestern Univ SOL||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Univ of California Irvine||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|