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480 N. Indian Hill Blvd, Suite 1A Claremont, CA. 91711

Attorney Christine D. Thielo

Child Custody


Family Law


Upon passing the bar in 2002 it was my goal to pursue the practice of law with an approach of excellence through hard work and personalized attention for each of my clients.

When I opened the Law Office of Christine D. Thielo in 2002 I chose to follow "the road less traveled" by limiting the number of cases I take on to ensure that each person who has retained my office receives the benefit of my full attention as well as the full attention of my staff.

I continue to practice law with this philosophy.

Every case that comes into my office is handled from start to finish by me personally.

I have made it my mission to offer the type of representation my clients can depend on by knowing that I am with them every step of the way and that I am up to date on every aspect of their case at all times. I personally meet with all my clients and return their phone calls as well as appear at each court hearing with them.

I am familiar face and voice in San Bernardino and Los Angeles County court rooms. I pride myself on working diligently to assist my clients in every way possible. I am straightforward and will always communicate with you honestly and clearly about your case.

My practice includes all aspects of Family Law with a special emphasis on Juvenile cases.

Recent Client Testimonial:


5.0 stars

Divorce and Custody Case.

Posted by Sara

"I was a complete mess when I came to see Christine, but the minute I walked through her door, she made me feel protected. Christine has been such an amazing person all around, from being a professional to being a person you confide in. She is extremely TOUGH and COMPASSIONATE. I thank God for putting Christine in my life when I was lost. She not only made me feel protected, but made me feel like someone she had known and cared for, for many years, both her and her assistant Ms. Linda. Both lovely people. Christine took me by the hand and guided me every step of the way... to a successful turn out! With that being said... Why look else where? Take my word for it when I say that "SHE'S THE BEST!""

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Child Custody, Divorce, Child Support, Family Law, Adoptions, Guardianships, Domestic Violence and all Restraining Orders, DUI, Unlawful Detainer Actions, Appeals, Juvenile Law.

2002, California

University of La Verne College of Law, J.D. 2002


University of La Verne B.A. Political Science, 1997


Claremont High School, Claremont California


  • State Bar of California

  • United States District Court Central District of California

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association: Director (2011-2012)

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association: Past President (2010-2011)

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association: President (2009/2010)

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association: Secretary/Treasurer (2008/2009)

  • Western San Bernardino County Bar Association: Director (2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008)

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Eastern Bar Association of Los Angeles County: Board of Trustees (former Board Member)

  • East/West Family Law Council Board Member (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

  • Certified Minor's Counsel

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of La Verne College of Law ( 2011, 2012)


  • Ask a Lawyer Night legal assistance WSBCBA

  • Mentoring Program WSBCBA

  • Divorcing 101 Seminar Family Law Section Speaker WSBCBA

I was Editor In Chief of the Journal of Juvenile Law, University of La Verne College of Law, Law Review in 2001-2002 .

I later returned to the University of La Verne College of Law as an Adjunct Professor and taught a Bar Preparation course 2011-2012.

I previously served as President of the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association 2009/2010 and I served on the board as Past President 2010/2011. I also served as a Board Member of the East/West Family Law Council.

I am dedicated to making sure that children are provided for not only emotionally but financially. I am an attorney who will work hard to settle disagreements with the opposing party and I will also represent you skillfully in the courtroom. I can assist you with:

  • Divorce

  • Child Custody

  • Legal Separation

  • Domestic violence restraining orders

  • Settlement agreements

  • Child and spousal support orders

  • Paternity matters

  • Adoption and guardianships

  • Property disputes

  • Debt division

  • Requests for court ordered attorney fee awards

  • Domestic partnership

  • Same sex marriage

  • Trials

  • Post judgment matters

  • Representation in dependency court

  • Health care directive, a durable power of attorney and an advanced directives

Consult Appointments:

If you are seeking legal advice, 30 minute and 60 minute paid appointments with Attorney Thielo are available at a reasonable rate subject to her schedule and availability. Please call our office for more information (909) 624-0733.
If you are seeking to retain an attorney to handle your legal matter our office offers a free initial 30 minute consult wherein you will meet with Attorney Thielo, discuss the court process and to receive information regarding our initial retainer.

Your use of the Website does not establish an attorney-client relationship between you and Attorney Thielo or between you and our office. Contacting our office or Attorney Thielo through the Website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Attorney Thielo or our office. No attorney-client relationship will be formed without a written engagement agreement that is signed by Attorney Thielo and a client and that defines the scope of the representation of the client by Attorney Thielo. Nothing on this Website is intended to guaranty, warranty, or predict the outcome of a particular case and should not be construed as such a guaranty, warranty, or prediction.