Milena Christopher

Milena Christopher

Law Office of Milena Christopher
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Estate Planning...
  • Texas
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Summary

I understand the hardships that may occur in your life. As your attorney I will offer my knowledgeable legal expertise to better serve you while going through divorce and other family-related matters, including child custody and support. I am a credentialed family mediator and I will always seek to settle any problem you have outside of the courtroom. However, no matter what your situation may be, I am not afraid to fight for you and your family.

Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Italian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Milena Christopher
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Handling primarily Family Law, Family Mediation, Family Collaborative Law, Wills, Probate, Business, Contracts, Basic Estate Planning, Gun Trusts, Digital Trusts. Managing staff of three individuals who assist in providing excellent client care.
Attorney for Students
Texas State University
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Assist students with legal difficulties, including family law issues, landlord/tenant concerns, wills and trusts, and civil disputes.
Owner
Law Office of Milena Christopher
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Originated in Ft. Lauderdale, where practice consisted of family law, criminal law, and government contract work. Handled personal caseload while managing a staff of 26 employees. The office processed thousands of cases each month, including hundreds of cases in court each week. It became the largest female-owned law practice in Ft. Lauderdale. Continued practice in Florida for 1 and 1/2 years while transitioning/moving to Texas.
Certified Family Mediator
Bench & Bar Mediations
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Certified by the Supreme Court of Florida to mediate all family issues, including but not limited to child custody, parental visitation, child support, alimony, property settlement issues and post-divorce matters.
Assistant State Attorney
Broward County State Attorney's Office
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Culminating in position as a Special Unit Prosecutor handling Sex Crimes and Child Abuse; promoted consistently through Juvenile Division, Felony Trial Division, and Lead Felony Trial prosecutor positions. Duties included investigating, filing and prosecuting cases including Capital Sexual Battery, Armed Robbery, Armed Burglary, Kidnapping, Attempted Murder and Murder.
Education
Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (1987) | Law
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Completed Law School while raising a family - one child at home and one "in transit"
Honors: Top 1/3 of class; Book Award in Law and Medicine
Activities: Member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
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Awards
Chris Banbury Volunteer of the Year Award
Hays Caldwell Women's Center
Professional Associations
Hill Country Collaborative Law Group
Vice President
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College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
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Dripping Springs Rotary Club
Member
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Dripping Springs Women's Club
Director, Board of Directors; Legal Advisor
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HDRP Radio Station
Advisory Board Member
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Activities: Served on the very first Advisory Board for this new radio staion, launching in the Dripping Springs community
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Hays County Dispute Resolution Center
Board of Directors, Charter member and Secretary
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Activities: Assisted in launching the HCDRC along with 3 other partners (2 Board members and the Director of HCDRC). Created the Family Law Mediation Training Curriculum; Taught at both the Basic Mediation Training and the Family Law Mediation Training.
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Hays County Bar Association
Member
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Texas State Bar # 00795887
Member
- Current
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Florida State Bar
Member
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Toastmasters International
Charter Member
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Hays Caldwell Women's Center
President, Board of Directors
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Activities: Began as a Board member in 2003; chaired the HCWC Annual Auction in 2004 and 2005; became President of the Board in 2006 and remained for a three year term. Served as Past President and Chair of the Nominating Committee (for new Board Members) in 2011. Resigned after 8 years of service that year. In late 2011, was awarded the Chris Banbury Volunteer of the Year Award, voted upon by the remaining members of the Board of Directors of HCWC.
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Certifications
Credentialed Family Mediator
Texas Mediation Credentialing Assosciation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Milena Christopher
3975 Highway 290 East
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
USA
Telephone: (512) 858-9779