Christina L. Godbey

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Riverside, California

Christina L. Godbey is a licensed California attorney, admitted to practice before all California state courts. Ms. Godbey has extensive experience in family law. Ms. Godbey has been practicing family law for almost five years. In the future, Ms. Godbey plans on becoming a California Certified Family Law Specialist.

Ms. Godbey obtained her Juris Doctor (JD) from Western Michigan University. Ms. Godbey received a concentration in Litigation. For her concentration, Ms. Godbey took the follow courses, including but not limited to: Research & Writing, Advanced Legal Writing, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Client Counseling, Moot Court, Family Law, Advanced Practice Skills – Family Law, Pretrial Skills, and Trial Skills.

While in law school, Ms. Godbey was on the Dean’s List and made Honor. In addition, Ms. Godbey won 3rd place in an Intra-school Moot Court competition. Ms. Godbey was accepted early in the Moot Court class. Ms. Godbey also served on the Moot Court Board for two (2) years, and was given an award for her service on the Moot Court Board.

Furthermore, in law school, Ms. Godbey worked in the family law clinic, Access to Justice. At the clinic, Ms. Godbey was able to represent family law clients under Michigan’s student practice rule.

Additionally, prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Godbey worked at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. At the Public Defender’s Office, Ms. Godbey was able to represent criminal law clients under California’s student practice rule.

Ms. Godbey’s love for families started when she started volunteering at various places when she was in sixth (6th) grade. Ms. Godbey has volunteered for including, but not limited to, the following establishments: Florence Critton, Meals on Wheels, California Prison Focus, Adaptive Recreation, Women’s Transitional Living Center, and Boys & Girls Club.

Ms. Godbey received her Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, and minored in Psychology. With her undergraduate background, Ms. Godbey is able to approach each client differently and meet each individual client’s respective needs.