Christine M. Meeuwsen
Christine was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse where she graduated with highest honors and received a B.A. in Economics and Spanish in 2007. After receiving her undergraduate degree, Christine became a small enterprise development Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin, West Africa. While in Benin she worked to establish microfinance associations with women’s groups in local villages.
Following her service in the Peace Corps, Christine served as an AmeriCorps member at Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, a workforce development non-profit organization in Brooklyn, New York. She then moved to California and attended the University of California – Davis School of Law.
While in law school Christine continued pursuing her passion for social justice and developed a strong interest in immigration law. She participated in the school’s immigration law clinic, served as a board member of a non-profit organization, the King Hall Legal Foundation, and was co-chair of the Immigration Law Association.
Christine also spent a summer interning at Tahirih Justice Center in Falls Church, Virginia, working with immigrant women fleeing gender based violence.
Upon graduation from law school in 2014, Christine received a UC Davis Public Interest Fellowship which she used to begin practicing immigration law.
In her free time, Christine enjoys hiking, biking, snowboarding, bowling and spending time with her family.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Idaho Fourth District Bar Association
Idaho State Bar Association
Idaho Volunteer Lawyer’s Program