About Christie Fram
Law Clerk Christie Fram utilizes her refined legal research and writing skills to better serve the clients of The Nieves Law Firm. Christie truly cares about what she is doing, and she has a vested interest in promoting a fair and effective criminal justice system. A native of Byblos Lebanon, Christie noted that the political instability there made her inquisitive and directed her interest to Political Science so she could better understand the reasons behind the instability. While pursuing her Political Science degree, she ushered at a Criminal Justice Reform Panel that gave her insight into the severity of injustices that exist in the legal system. She was disturbed most by the fact that minority groups are consistently disadvantaged by our current criminal justice system. She plans on becoming a defense attorney in the future to do her part in promoting an equitable justice system for people from all backgrounds. Christie is bilingual and can speak, read, and write Arabic.
Christie graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a minor in Psychology. Currently in her third year at the University of San Francisco School of Law, Christie aspires to become a criminal defense attorney so she can fulfill her plans to make a difference in the criminal system. Christie has ample experience in the legal realm, previously working as a legal assistant at a personal injury law firm in California and externing for the Honorable Judge Charles E. Wilson II in the criminal division at Santa Clara County Superior Court, where she was responsible for drafting objective memos by conducting legal research and writing on assigned cases.
When Christie is not working or studying, she likes to spend her time weightlifting, trying new foods, doing outdoor activities to relieve stress, and coordinating business activities for her side businesses.