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Christine J. Levin

Christine Levin

Practice Areas

Agricultural Law
Business Litigation
Construction Law
Employment & Labor Law
Errors & Omissions
Family Law
General & Civil Law

Office

Fresno, CA

Phone

(559) 268-0117

Email

clevin@bortonpetrini.com

Fax

(559) 237-7995

Christine J. Levin is Managing Attorney of the Fresno office of Borton Petrini, LLP. She received her undergraduate degree from California State University, Fresno in speech communication summa cum laude in 1993. In 1997, she obtained her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara School of Law and was admitted to the California State Bar the same year.

Christine began her career as a Deputy Attorney General, in Criminal Appeals, Writs, and Trials Division. Christine also has a vast range of experience in handling civil and criminal appeals and writs arising from various areas of the law including family law, partnership law, competitive bidding, land use, wrongful termination, professional conduct, and shareholder derivative actions. She has argued cases in the various Courts of Appeal including the California Supreme Court.

As a Fresno lawyer, Christine also has a broad range of litigation experience in areas including family law, agricultural law, business law, insurance defense, premise liability, employment law including wrongful termination, sexual harassment and retaliation, personal injury including wrongful death, collections, and dissolutions of partnerships and corporations.

Christine stays on the cutting-edge of her profession as a Fresno lawyer through memberships in several legal and professional organizations. Among these are the State Bar of California, Fresno County Bar Association, Fresno County Women’s Lawyers, and California Women Lawyers.

Christine served on the Board of Directors for the Fresno County Women’s Lawyers for six years, served on the board of the California State Bar, Appellate Committee, and served on the California Women’s Lawyers board.
Christine does her part to serve and promote her community. She has volunteered in assisting women obtaining domestic violence restraining orders. She has been active with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Polka Dot Powerhouse, an international group that seeks to improve the lives of women and children worldwide.

Christine is married to Mark and has two amazing children, Quinten and Owen. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, boating, and wine tasting.

Lectures & Seminars:
Panelist “Don’t Lose Your Appeal at Trial” presented at California State Bar Conference, 2010
Panelist “What Appellate Courts Want Trial Counsel to Know” presented at Court of Appeal, Fifth Appellate District

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Education

California State University, Fresno, B.A., 1993
Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., 1997

Admitted

State Bar of California, 1997
United States District Court, Eastern District
United States District Court, Northern District
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court

Business and Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Fresno County Women’s Lawyers, Board Member, 2007–2012
California Women’s Lawyers, formerly Affiliate Governor
California State Bar, Committee on Appellate Courts, 2010–2012
Fresno Appellate Steering Committee, former member
Polka Dot Powerhouse