School of Law Faculty

School of Law Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Law are skilled, practicing attorneys as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in legal practice today.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Christine Greene, JD

Faculty Mentor, Law

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Family law, civil litigation, legal research, legal writing, immigration

Christine Greene currently practices domestic relations law and is experienced in immigration, civil litigation and post-conviction law. She has represented clients before the D.C. Superior Court, the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the U.S. District Court of Maryland.

As a consultant for the American Bar Association, Christine surveyed U.S. public defense attorneys to identify current comprehensive pretrial practices and, based on the results of her survey, created a toolkit which will provide a baseline reference point and resource guide for pretrial public defenders. This toolkit is published on the American Bar Association's website and will be administered to defense attorneys nationally to aid in improving the quality of pretrial representation for defendants nationwide.

Christine is a passionate family advocate with a solid record of winning positive results for her clients--many of whom are traditionally underrepresented in the court system. Christine served on the board of the Rappahannock Council for Children and Parents, a nonprofit organization that promotes positive parenting and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Christine earned her BA in psychology from the University of Virginia and her JD from the Washington and Lee University School of Law. She co-authored the article, “African American Family Life: The Dynamics of Interactions, Relationships, and Roles,” which is published in New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development 1995:68, 5. Christine is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and the U.S. District Court District of Maryland.

Educational Background

JD, Washington and Lee University, Virginia; BA Psychology, University of Virginia.

Courses Taught
  • LAW 5117 - Legal Research
  • LAW 5120A - Legal Writing I
  • LAW 5158 - Domestic Relations
  • MSL 86550 - Immigration Law
  • LAW 85199 - Research Paper
  • LAW 5199 - Research Project
  • LAW 85216 - Group Leadership, process and Facilitation 
  • MSD 86735 - Cultural Diversity


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