Christine Whalen has been practicing law since 2001, primarily in the areas of elder law, estate planning, and juvenile dependency law, representing families in the foster care system. Christine joined Laughlin Legal, PC as a Partner after running her own practice for 15 years. Prior to opening her own practice, she was a civil litigator in San Francisco. Before becoming an attorney, Christine worked as a journalist in Seattle and Hawaii. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in English Literature, and later received a master's degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley and a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Christine is a certified mediator and enjoys helping clients resolve complicated disputes amicably and efficiently through the mediation process.