Christine Mougin-Boal has called western Loudoun County her home since 1988. Chris grew up in a multi-cultural home and lived in New York, Alaska and California. She is a fluent French speaker.
Chris graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York in 1982 and obtained her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in New York in 1987. She has maintained licenses to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia and New York but currently practices solely in Virginia.
Chris began practicing law in 1988 in Fairfax, Virginia with a civil defense litigation firm focusing on personal injury and medical malpractice defense. In addition to litigating numerous cases, Chris prepared the majority of all appeals to the Virginia Supreme Court for the firm.
In 1994 she and her colleague Rhonda Paice established the firm of Paice & Mougin-Boal, P.C. in Leesburg, Virginia. In 2004 Paice and Mougin-Boal, P.C. merged with the Law Offices of Joe S. Ritenour, P.C. to form Ritenour, Paice & Mougin-Boal, a partnership of professional corporations.
The firm then became Ritenour Paice Mougin-Boal & Wexton in 2010 with the addition of Jennifer Wexton as a partner. Sadly, in June of 2013, Joe S. Ritenour passed away unexpectedly.
On January 1, 2015 Ritenour Paice Mougin-Boal & Wexton merged with Hendrix Demetriades P.C., the Law Offices of Daniel J. Travostino and the Law Offices of Thomas R. Rock to form The Laurel Brigade Law Group.
Since 1994, Chris’s practice includes all aspects of domestic relations litigation, including child custody and visitation, support issues, property division and divorce as well as appeals of domestic cases to the Court of Appeals.
In addition, Chris does adoption work and adult guardianship and conservatorship cases. She has been qualified by the Virginia Supreme Court as a guardian ad litem for both children and incapacitated adults.
She practices in all courts in Loudoun County and has been admitted in the past to practice in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the federal court for the Eastern District of Virginia. During her time practicing in Loudoun, Chris has consistently participated in local bar activities.
She has been an active member of the Loudoun County Bar Association and chaired a program in the mid 1990’s where middle school and high school students presented mock trials before local judges.
Chris has also been the Treasurer of the Loudon County Bar Association and has been a member of the Board of Directors for the terms 1995-1996 and 2005-2006.
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