James J. Merriman

phone: 510-433-2600
fax: 510-452-3006
fax: 510-433-2699
email: Chigbu @rankinlaw.com

 

Bar Admissions:
California, 2021

Education:
Richmond American International University,
London England:
Bachelor of Arts, Communications

New England Law Boston:
Doctor of Jurisprudence

Boston University:
Master of Laws, Banking University

Christine Chigbu is a Bay Area native with an international background. Upon graduation from high school she moved to London, England to pursue her B.A. in Communications at Richmond American International University. After she earned her degree she moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she completed her J.D. at New England Law Boston and then started her L.L.M degree at Boston University in Banking and Finance.

Christine has worked at the Cambridge, Massachusetts Probate & Family Court where she focused on probate and estate issues, The Volunteer Lawyers Project of Boston, Massachusetts where her focus was bankruptcy and unemployment, and Lazear Mack LLP in Oakland California where she cemented her interest in employment law.

As a new member of the California Bar Christine’s focus is on legal research and writing and the skills needed for legal negotiation. She believes that these legal techniques are vital to every case, and they are emphasized in her work and practice.


Professional Associations and Memberships:
The State Bar of California