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Christina Sherman

Christina Sherman

Owner at Christina T. Sherman, PLLC, a law firm specializing in adoption
  • Family Law
  • New York, Washington
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Biography

Christina Sherman, J.D. is dedicating her law practice, Christina T. Sherman, PLLC, to helping families grow through adoption. Christina is licensed to practice law in Washington, and has been practicing law for over 15 years. Christina represents adoptive families and birth parents both locally and from other parts of the country in all aspects of adoption.

While most adoptions are collaborative, Christina has the skills and experience to represent you even in the most complicated and complex cases. Christina will work with you through the process that works best for your situation, including informal negotiations, mediation, collaborative law, litigation and trials.

Christina received her law degree from Cornell Law School in 2002, and clerked for a federal district court judge, Hayden W. Head, from 2002-2004. Christina has been recognized by super lawyers as one of the top 2.5% of attorneys among her peers. While described by clients as "tough" when necessary, Christina is a warm and approachable attorney you can trust through all aspects of your legal proceeding.

Education
Cornell Law School
J.D. (2002)
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Colorado State University
M.A. (1999) | Political Science
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Canisius College
B.A. (1996) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Olive Bearb
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Associate
Fury Bailey, PLLC
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Associate
Cline and Associates
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Visiting Professor
University of Puget Sound
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Assistant Attorney General
Washington State Office of the Attorney General
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Associate
Morton McGoldrick, PS
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Law Clerk
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Assessing the application of NAFTA’s Environmental Provisions to Protect the Application of Domestic Environmental Law in the Face of NAFTA’s Article 11 Investor-Protection Provisions
National Social Science Perspectives Journal, Volume 37, # 1
T, U and V Visas: More Alphabet Soup for Immigration Practitioners
Six Bender’s Immigr. Bull. 113
Speaking Engagements
S.D. Meyers v. Canada: the Application of NAFTA’s Environmental Provisions to Protect the Application of Domestic Environmental Law in the Face of NAFTA’s Article 11 Investor-Protection Provisions, National Social Science Association Professional Development Conference
Tuna-Dolphin put to the Test: Assessing the Application of NAFTA’s Environmental Provisions to Protect the Application of Domestic Environmental Law in the Face of NAFTA’s Article 11 Investor-Protection Provisions., Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Getting Ahead and Staying Ahead in Litigation, Washington State Association for Justice CLE
Luvera Seminar, WSAJ Annual Convention
Washington State Association of Justice
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar  # 35964
Member
- Current
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Pierce County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Washington Women Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Washington State Association for Justice
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Washington
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I give free telephone conversations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Area
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Adoption Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
2610 North Alder Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
Telephone: (253) 268-5068
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed