Professional Experience

Christine Hsu is a Partner with Olivarez Madruga Law Organization LLP. She heads the firm’s Education Law practice group and serves as general counsel for school districts. Ms. Hsu’s areas of practice include all aspects of labor and employment law, governance, and general education matters. Ms. Hsu has presented numerous workshops and training sessions for school districts and professional organizations on topics including ethics, conflicts of interest, the California Public Records Act, the Brown Act, student records, employee evaluation and discipline, and discrimination and harassment prevention. Ms. Hsu is also experienced in advising law enforcement agencies for both cities and school districts, including advising on disciplinary matters and Pitchess discovery motions. Ms. Hsu has litigation experience as a former prosecutor, both at the trial and appellate level, successfully winning both bench and jury trials, and defending appeals in the Third and Fifth Appellate Districts of California. She also served as an extern to the Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr., Senior United States District Court, Central District of California.

Admissions & Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of CA
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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May 1, 2023

OMLO’s Christine Hsu Presents on Controversial Topics and Educator Rights, Providing Guidance for Administrators

Dr. Stephen Nellman, Superintendent of Centinela Valley Union High School District, and OMLO Partner Christine Hsu will speak in a session titled “Controversial Topics and Educator Rights: Guidance for Administrators,”... Read More

December 6, 2021

Los Angeles & San Francisco Daily Journal Highlights OMLO’s Growth and Success in Firm Profile

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March 16, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Enables School Districts to Make Their HVAC Systems Safer for Students Returning to Classrooms

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August 17, 2015

Join Us – Discrimination Prevention Seminar

Olivarez Madruga, in association with Maggio + Kattar law firm, is facilitating complimentary seminars on “Discrimination:  Preventing Unfair Hiring Practices;  Preparing for Complaints and Investigations” in San Diego and Los... Read More

June 12, 2015

Christine Hsu & Joaquin Vazquez Talk Ethics at NALEO

Olivarez Madruga attorneys, Christine Hsu and Joaquin Vazquez, will be presenting at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials‘ (NALEO) 32nd annual conference on June 17, 2015.  Covering... Read More

January 17, 2015

Christine Hsu Named Partner

Olivarez Madruga is pleased to announce the elevation to partnership of Christine K. Hsu. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine and Northeastern University School of Law, she was... Read More

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