Christine M. Stouffer

Christine M. Stouffer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Immigration Attorney in Berkeley, CA

Law Office of Christine Stouffer
 | 2000 Hearst Ave, Suite 401
Berkeley, CA 94709
Phone: 510-540-4149
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Immigration: Consumer
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Arabic
Attorney Profile

Ms. Stouffer strongly believes in clients having all the information they need to make a well-informed decision.  She strives to help  clients know and understand their rights in terms of the ever changing and complex immigration laws. 

Ms. Stouffer decided to be a lawyer because she had the sense that she could "translate" law so that her clients would feel they have access to their rights in order to make informed decisions. Years ago she needed the help of an attorney and was relieved to find a person with whom she could relate on a human level.  This attorney, who was a great role model, painted a clear picture of her rights in terms easily understandable that felt like a path out of a difficult situation.

Ms. Stouffer cites a variety of experiences in several different careers over the years that led her finally to immigration law. She has traveled extensively and spent time living abroad in Morocco and France.  To her legal practice, she brings her past experiences interacting with many different types of people and her ability to manage pressure-filled situations with grace.  Ms. Stouffer's mother is an immigrant in the United States and she has been an immigrant overseas. For these reasons, it means a lot to her to give back to the immigrant community.  She loves having the chance to meet people from all over the world and finds it an honor to work with clients and get to know their histories.

About Christine Stouffer

Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage: http://stoufferlaw.com/

Honors and Awards:

  • 2009 Minority Bar Coalition Award nominated by the Bay Area Association of Muslim Lawyers, 2009 MBC Rising Star Award, Minority Bar Coalition , 2009
  • Outstanding Achievement in Public Interest Law, Golden Gate University , 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to Practice in the Ninth Circuit United Stateds Court of Appeals

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • EOIR Co-liaison, American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter, 2014
  • Pro Bono Co-liaison American Immigration Lawyers Association Northern California Chapter , 2013
  • Co-chair, National Lawyers Guild, Bay Area Chapter Immigration Committee, 2008

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Regular Volunteer at La Raza Free Immigration Advice Clinic, San Francsico, 2003
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Asylum Pro Bono Project Mentor Attorney
  • Regular Volunteer Centro Legal de la Raza Low Fee Immigration Advice Clinic 

Educational Background:

  • Bachelors of Arts, Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington , 1998
Office Location for Christine M. Stouffer

2000 Hearst Ave
Suite 401
Berkeley, CA 94709

 

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Last Updated: 8/17/2016

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