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Christine Chao

Senior Paralegal
info@limlawpractice.com
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Phone: 510-818-0898
Fax: 510-818-0412

3100 Mowry Ave #204
Fremont, California 94538

Christine Chao is the senior paralegal at The Law Offices of Derek Lim.

Ms. Chao joined the firm in 2008 and has nearly 20 years of legal experience, having handled various immigration matters including EB-5 immigration by investment, H-1B, L1, PERM, family-based petitions and other nonimmigrant visas. Ms. Chao has extensive experience aiding the attorney on complex immigration matters, such as waivers and appeals.

Ms. Chao also provides invaluable assistance with the firm's personal injury cases, making hospital and home visits as needed, and helping injured victims and their family members through this difficult time.

In addition, Ms. Chao assists with the overall management of the firm and participates in training of the legal team on the firm's practices and procedures.

Ms. Chao's achievements, abilities, and charisma have won her many praises from clients and colleagues.

Education

J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1995

B.A. in Arts, Jilin University, Changchun, China

Published Works
  • Contributed to a Weekly Column on Immigration Law, Sing Tao Daily
Languages
  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
Client Reviews
★★★★★
"My father was hit by a car when he was cross the road close to a grocery parking lot last year. Although he was not seriously injured but he still spent months in hospital. We needed a lawyer to help to deal with the insurance issues. Luckily we found office of Derek Lim for their professional guidance. Christine handled everything professionally and made the whole process easy for us so we can focus on taking care of my father. We are satisfied with their service and results and highly recommend them to anyone who needs an accident lawyer." Yun Ji
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"Law office of Derek Lim did an excellent job on settling my personal injury case. I look up their ad online and I called their office about my car accident. Mr. Lim came to my home the next day to obtained all the info. They settled my case promptly. I am very pleased with the settlement and highly recommend Law office of Derek Lim." Janice Cheung
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"We had Derek help dealing with a car accident case. Derek and Christine were very responsive. They handle everything with the insurance company and gave clear guidance on all questions that came up. We were very satisfied with the service we received and we highly recommend Derek and Christine if you need help from a professional law office." Yin Yin Wu
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"We had 2 car accident cases which both handled by Christine at Derek Lim. They are very professional, I highly recommend that you give them a call, they will handle everything with the insurance company and hassle free." Kris L
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"Hi Mr. Lim, I want to spread the good news to you that my brother has obtained the immigration VISA, see attached. Thank you very much for your great assistance and consistent support along the way." Ada T