Christine Lockhart Poarch

Christine Lockhart Poarch: Attorney with Poarch Law
  • Attorney at Poarch Law (4 Attorneys)
  • 203 South College Avenue, Salem, VA 24153
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Biography

A frequent speaker on immigration law topics at national, state and local conferences, Christine is a recognized leader in the field of immigration law. Christine serves on the Board of Governors of the Federal Bar Association, Immigration Law Section. Christine is rated AV Preeminent (highest peer rating) by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Virginia Law Foundation Fellow. A native of Salem, Virginia, Christine founded Poarch Law Firm in 2003. Licensed in Texas (1999) and Virginia (2001) Christine is also licensed before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Fourth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Southern District of Texas, and the Eastern and Western District Courts of Virginia.

Virginia Law Foundation Fellow

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Family Immigration Law
  • Business Immigration
  • Employment Immigration
  • Immigration Law
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Deportation
  • Adoptions
  • Agency Adoptions
  • International Adoptions
  • Private Adoptions
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Asylum
  • Citizenship
  • Consular Law
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Visas
  • Visas
  • Religious Visas
  • Refugee Law
  • Political Asylum
  • Permanent Visas
  • Labor Certifications
  • Investor Visas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
540-384-1861  Phone
540-387-1005  Phone
540-444-0323  Fax
www.poarchlaw.com
University Attended:
University of St. Thomas, B.A., English, 1994
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1999
Year of First Admission:
1999
Admission:
1999, Texas; 2001, Virginia; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Virginia, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Federal Bar Association (Board of Governors, Immigration Law Section), Virginia State Bar, American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association
Languages:
Spanish
ISLN:
918902342
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    Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (30 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.9/5.0
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    • Judgment

      4.9/5.0
    • Communication

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    • Legal Experience

      4.7/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 10/31/17 in Immigration

      Christine and I have served on several Federal Bar Association boards throughout the last several years. I've seen her speak on panels and have referred cases to her office. She deals with challenges effectively and her knowledge of immigration law i... Read more

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      Christine and I have served on several Federal Bar Association boards throughout the last several years. I've seen her speak on panels and have referred cases to her office. She deals with challenges effectively and her knowledge of immigration law is exceptional. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/30/17 in Immigration

      Christine has a passion for the area of immigration law, and is the first person I would recommend to any business or individual facing an immigration issue.

      Christine has a passion for the area of immigration law, and is the first person I would recommend to any business or individual facing an immigration issue. Read less

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