Christine Poarch Recognized As One of the Top Adoption Attorneys in US

Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys recognizes Christine Poarch as a legal thought leader with Fellow designation.

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SALEM, VA. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 21, 2019

Salem-based Immigration and Adoption Attorney, Christine Poarch, has been named a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA or “Quad-A”).

The Academy is an exclusive, worldwide organization, whose membership must have extensive, proven experience in the practice of adoption law. Fellows of AAAA are considered legal thought leaders and are a highly vetted, experienced group. Currently, the majority of Virginian attorneys in the academy are based in and around DC and Christine is the only attorney with a practice in Southwest Virginia.

President of the Academy Eric Stovall said, “We are delighted to welcome Christine into the Academy. Having a resource of her caliber in Southwest Virginia combined now with the support of the Academy will be a great asset to the local community. “

Poarch’s work as an Immigration and Adoption attorney has spanned almost two decades. A frequent speaker at national, state and local conferences, Christine is a recognized leader in the field of immigration and adoption law. Christine serves on the Board of Governors of the Federal Bar Association, is rated AV Preeminent (highest peer rating) by Martindale-Hubbell and is also a Virginia Law Foundation Fellow.

“The work we’ve done in international and domestic adoption is some of our most challenging and rewarding. It’s both an honor and an opportunity to be named an Adoption Fellow.” Christine Poarch said.

Poarch’s induction into AAAA follows a highly selective process, including extensive demonstrated expertise, audited professional experience, a referral for admission by several current AAAA members, and a rigorous review of ethical practices.

The Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA) is a credentialed organization dedicated to the competent and ethical practice of adoption and assisted reproduction law. It advocates for laws and policies to protect the best interests of children, the legal status of families formed through adoption and assisted reproduction, and the rights of all interested parties.

See the full news release here.

Poarch Included in 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

immigration law, immigration lawyer, roanoke lawyer, salem lawyerPoarch Law Attorney Christine Lockhart Poarch was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for her work in Immigration Law. Christine is also a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation and is rated AV Preeminent by her peers on Martindale-Hubbell.

Christine’s Best Lawyers® profile can be accessed here.

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VA Lawyer Magazine Features Article by Christine Poarch

The October 2014 issue of the VA Lawyer Weekly Magazine features Christine Poarch’s article titled, “When Federal Immigration Law is a State Issue: Special Immigrant Juveniles in Virginia.”

In the article, Christine clarifies why the special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS) is determined at the state and local level, how the SIJS cases arrive at the courthouse steps, and why it is important to refer undocumented children to be screened for eligibility of SIJS.

http://www.vsb.org/docs/valawyermagazine/vl1014-immigration-law.pdf

The Federal Lawyer Features Immigration Article by Christine Poarch

The October/November 2014 issue of the Federal Bar Association’s magazine The Federal Lawyer features Christine Poarch’s article titled “Immigration Options for Undocumented Children: Moving from Technical Solutions to Adaptive Change.”

In the article, Christine discusses the challenges of the recent influx of undocumented children, the human dimensions of the changes required to adapt, and developing long-term successful solutions in the community.

http://www.fedbar.org/Federal-Lawyer-Magazine/2014/OctoberNovember/Features/Immigration-Options-for-Undocumented-Children.aspx?FT=.pdf

Christine Poarch Receives the Women of Achievement Award

Poarch Law is pleased to announce that Christine Lockhart Poarch received the Women of Achievement Award for Law at the 12th Annual DePaul Community Resources Luncheon.

The award recognizes and celebrates Christine’s dedication to our clients and how our community is enriched through her contributions.