Christine McGuire, Criminal Defense Lawyer
Christine McGuire is a former prosecutor of 30 years. She graduated from
Southwestern Law School receiving her Juris Doctor degree in 1977. Christine
was admitted to the State Bar of California that same year. After a short
time in private practice in Orange County, Christine volunteered with
VISTA-Volunteers in Service to America. As staff attorney for legal services,
Christine represented clients in Nevada's criminal, civil and tribal
courts. Christine began her work as a prosecutor in Northern California
in 1980. She litigated misdemeanors and felonies including the case of
People v Hooker, a sexual enslavement case. In 1986 Christine relocated
to the Santa Cruz County District Attorney's Office where she handled
almost every kind of criminal case including felonies, misdemeanors, DUI's,
domestic violence, drug cases, sexual assault and murders. In 2005 Christine
received a LL.M - Masters of Laws in Intellectual Property Law from Santa
Clara University School of Law.
Christine has been active in the legal community. She is a member of the
State Bar of California, former member of the Board of Directors of the
Santa Cruz County Bar Association. Christine served as Bench/Bar Liaison
for the Santa Cruz County Bar Association. Christine served on the Board
of Directors of Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County, served as Committee
Member on the State Bar Committee Women in the Law and served on the governing
board of California Women Lawyers. She was Co-Chair of CWL's 13th
Annual Northern California Judicial Reception. Christine co-founded and
served as Chair of the Santa Cruz County Domestic Violence Commission
and Santa Cruz County Child Death Review Team. She also co-founded and
served as Co-Chair of the Santa Cruz County Domestic Violence Review Team.
Christine is an author and has published Until We Meet Again, Until Judgment
Day, Until the Final Verdict, Until the Day They Die, Until the Bough
Breaks, Until Death Do Us Part, Until Justice Is Done and Until Proven
Guilty. As a former prosecutor of 30 years, Christine has handled most
every kind of criminal case as a prosecutor and understands how the system
works. As a defense attorney she is committed to providing each client
with personalized representation.
Christine McGuire is a member of California DUI Lawyers Association, Inc.
The McGuire Law Office is located with easy freeway access from Santa Cruz
and San Jose with appointments at the client's convenience. Clients
may meet with The McGuire Law Office at their Campbell office located
at 900 E Hamilton Ave, Suite 100, Campbell, CA 95008 just minutes from
the San Jose Courthouse and the Main Jail.