Christine ChaoCase Manager & Senior Paralegal
3100 Mowry Ave #204
Fremont, California 94538
Christine Chao is the Senior Paralegal and Case Manager at the Law Offices of Derek Lim. She joined the firm in 2008 and has over 20 years of legal experience.
Together with attorney Derek Lim, Ms. Chao has provided invaluable assistance on the firm’s personal injury practice, making hospital and home visits as needed and helping injured victims through their difficult times. She has assisted in cases of wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, auto accidents, bus accidents, pedestrian accidents, and dog bites. Her excellent communication and negotiating skills as a part of the team have helped to secure numerous large financial settlements for clients.
Ms. Chao also possesses extensive experience in U.S. immigration law. In the past 20 years, she has successfully assisted in thousands of complex immigration matters such as appeals, I-601 waiver, I-360 VAWA (Violence Against Women) petition, deportation defense, and asylum.
In addition to the legal work, Ms. Chao manages the firm’s caseload and helps to train new staff on the firm’s practices and procedures.
Ms. Cho’s achievements, abilities, and care have won her many praises from clients and colleagues.
Ms. Chao enjoys outdoor activities and loves listening to Jazz in her spare time.
Paralegal Studies Certificate, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, 1995
B.A. in Arts, Jilin University, Changchun, China
Contributed to a Weekly Column on Immigration Law, Sing Tao Daily