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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, IVF and Surrogacy. Christina is licensed to practice law in Washington, and has been practicing law for over 20 years. Christina represents adoptive families and birth parents both locally and in interstate adoptions in all aspects of adoption.

Christina has been honored to represent hundreds of clients in their adoption cases; and has been named an Academy Fellow in the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA). The Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) is a credentialed, non-profit organization dedicated to the competent and ethical practice of adoption and assisted reproduction law. It advocates for laws and policies to protect the best interests of children, the legal status of families formed through adoption and assisted reproduction, and the rights of all interested parties. Attorneys are awarded membership to AAAA only after a rigorous review to ensure that they meet the highest standards of ethical and legal practice in adoption.

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.

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.

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
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I give free telephone conversations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Washington
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Languages
  • English
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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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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Awards
Academy Fellow
Academy of Adoption And Assisted Reproduction Attorneys
The Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) is a credentialed, non-profit organization dedicated to the competent and ethical practice of adoption and assisted reproduction law. It advocates for laws and policies to protect the best interests of children, the legal status of families formed through adoption and assisted reproduction. Attorneys are awarded membership to AAAA only after rigorous review to ensure that they meet the highest ethical and professional standards.
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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
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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
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
2610 North Alder Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
Telephone: (253) 268-5068
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Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed