Christina has settled family law cases for over 30 years, and currently represents clients in litigation court cases in Alameda county while working with parties in mediation, collaborative practice, and private judging cases throughout the bay area.
She was recently again been named a "SuperLawyer" in the top ten percent of Northern California family lawyers by San Francisco Magazine.
Littlefield Law Office
1290 B Street
Suite Number 118
How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
Family law matters are challenging for the participants and can be fascinating opportunities to learn how to solve problems and understand people better. A range of skills, such as good listening, creativity, and compassion as well as an ability to formulate different strategies, can come into play to create solutions in very difficult and emotionally charged situations.
What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?
Clients who can take the time to educate themselves on legal issues are acting wisely to gain power and control over their own lives.
Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?
Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?
How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?
Very frequently. Out of court processes like mediation or collaborative practice can dramatically improve the durability of agreements.
Christina has decades of experience as a respected mediator, collaborative practice lawyer, family law litigator, judge pro tem and private judge in the San Francisco Bay area. As a parent and having run a public interest legal clinic, Christina knows how to help diffuse negative situations and how to promote agreements. With a quality educational background, certification by the California State Bar Association as a specialist in family law, she uses practical skills to listen carefully to you to develop a compassionate understanding of your most pressing issues and to help work out creative solutions so you can move on with your life.
Bar Number: 108044
California , 1983
University of California Davis, King School of Law
Law Review member, writer, and editor
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
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