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Christine Wilton, Esq.

Consumer Protection, Student Loan Law Expert, and Debt Elimination Lawyer

Location
Huntington Beach, California
Industry
Law Practice
Current
  1. Law Offices of Christine A. Wilton,
  2. National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County California
Previous
  1. Orange County Bar Association,
  2. Lakewood Chamber of Commerce,
  3. CDCBAA
Education
  1. Landmark Education
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Law Offices of Christine A. Wilton

Law Offices of Christine A. Wilton

Debt Elimination Attorney

– Present

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Background

Summary

Recent Cases:
2012: Schaffer v. ECMC we won at trial, discharging more than $57,000 in student loans. Case no. 2:11-ap-01878-RN.

In 2010, we reached a settlement against Litton Loan Servicing, et. al. and the client received a HAMP PRA or principle reduction allowance on her mortgage that effectively brought the principle owed down to current market value. Including a waiver of fees and costs, the total savings to the client was well over $200,000.00.

Christine A. Wilton practices consumer bankruptcy law in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Ms. Wilton received her Juris Doctor from Pacific Coast University School of Law (2005), and undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach (B.A. 1989), where she studied Speech Communication. She is admitted to practice law in California and before the United States District Court, Central District.

Since 2009, Christine Wilton has attended more than 100 hours of continuing legal education primarily in the areas of consumer bankruptcy, and foreclosures.

Christine is both passionate and compassionate when it comes to helping her clients. She personally works with each client from the beginning of the relationship, until a judgment is made. She will assist you with your debt, foreclosure and bankruptcy concerns. Practice in consumer bankruptcy Chapter 7; Chapter 13 cases. The firm handles all bankruptcy proceedings including dischargeability actions; lien avoidance; motions and adversary proceedings, including litigation defense and United States Trustee actions.

Specialties: Associations:
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association
President, Pacific Coast University School of Law Alumni Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Orange County Bar Association

Experience

Debt Elimination Attorney

Law Offices of Christine A. Wilton
– Present (5 years 7 months)Huntington Beach, California

I protect my client's assets from being taken while eliminating their debt. My Practice focuses in Consumer Bankruptcy Chapter 7, Chapter 13 Debt Relief Agency; Foreclosure Defense. Student Loan Trial Lawyer. Discharge violation adversary proceedings and contested matters in bankruptcy.

Member

National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County California
– Present (1 year 10 months)Orange County, California Area

Harness the power of connecting with other women business owners to grow business. Learn from other professionals who want to support each member's business. Later in 2014 I will be serving on the board of directors for this incredible organization to seek corporate partner sponsorships with local corporations who want to promote their services to women entrepreneurs. Join the best team!
http://www.nawbo-oc.org/

Member

Orange County Bar Association
(1 year)

Women in Business Council

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
(1 year)

We share business ideas in support of the growth and success of our businesses.

Member

CDCBAA
(1 year)Greater Los Angeles Area

2012 member, board of directors

Associate Insurance Compliance Officer

California Department of Insurance
(8 years)

• Independently responded to consumer underwriting complaints for all lines of insurance, including personal and commercial lines in both admitted and non-admitted markets, homeowners, life and annuity, health and disability and workers compensation.
• Conducted coverage investigations, misrepresentation, rating and underwriting compliance
• Mediated and acted as conciliator, and direct licensee/entity to resolve the identified issue, complaint or violation and take first level enforcement action or make recommendations for further action when necessary. Investigate and identify violations of the Insurance Code, California Code of Regulations and various other areas of law.
• Developed analysis, outlining problems within the homeowners insurance market, regarding availability and affordability to seek a hearing to promulgate legislation
• Assistd in writing potential legislation; submitted legislative concept ideas.
• Recovered more than $2,815,000 directly for consumers; CSMCB Training Academy Committee member and instructor; volunteer for participation in local assistance centers after firestorms at the direction of OES.

Participant 01, 2005

Hoffman Institute Foundation
(less than a year)

I transformed the very foundation that I operate my life from and fell in love with my Self.

Sales Agent

Automobile Club of Southern California
(4 years 6 months)

Insurance Sales Agent, selling personal lines insurance and membership for The Club.

Languages

  1. English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Organizations

National Association of Woemen Business Owners, Orange County

Member

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Reaffirmation Clinics

Public Counsel

Opportunities Christine is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board

Causes Christine cares about:

  • Children
  • Education
  • Human Rights

Organizations Christine supports:

Publications

California Bar Performance Exam(Link)

Create Space
September 2012

Strategies and Tactics for a passing score on the Multi-state Performance Test and California Bar Exam. A 5-Step process for a thorough and complete response on the Performance Test of the California Bar Exam.

Skills

  • Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 7
  • Litigation
  • Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
  • Trials
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Consumer Law
  • Attorneys
  • Civil Litigation
  • Courts
  • Hearings
  • Mediation
  • Trial Practice
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Legal Issues
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Assistance
  • Foreclosures
  • Motions
  • Legal Research
  • Insurance Law
  • Chapter 7 & 13
  • Debtors
  • Depositions
  • Published Author
  • Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Chapter 13
  • Pleadings
  • Breach Of Contract
  • Student Loans
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Education

Landmark Education

Completed curriculum for living in possibility, Professional Training and Development

Extraordinary courses that you'll want to come back and re-visit throughout your life.

Activities and Societies: Coaching and Assisting and continuing education.

The Hoffman Institute

Activities and Societies: Self development; and professional leadership development

Pacific Coast University School of Law

Juris Doctor, Law

Obtained Juris Doctor degree in law.

Southwestern University School of Law

Juris Doctor, Law

Courses leading toward Juris Doctor degree.

California State University-Long Beach

B.A., Speech Communication

Studied Speech Communication

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