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Chris is an AV rated attorney who began practicing law in Arizona in 1984. He has a commercial litigation practice, handling jury and bench trials, administrative claims, arbitrations, mediations and appeals in both federal and state courts. Chris's practice includes claims involving contract and debt enforceability, warranties, partnership and corporate dissolutions, real estate and title disputes, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, fraud claims, employment issues, business torts and automobile dealership issues.


Chris represents a broad range of clients, including Fortune 500 corporations, Arizona automobile dealership groups, financial institutions, golf course ownership groups, small to mid-size companies, and individuals.


Chris graduated cum laude from the University of Notre Dame College of Law in 1984, including a year of study in the Concannon Programme of International Law at the Notre Dame London Law Centre. He also graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 1981. For more information on Chris and his firm, please visit


Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 25%
  2. Employment: 25%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 15%
  5. Contracts: 15%

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Atkinson Hamill & Barrowclough PC

3550 N Central Ave Ste 1150
Phoenix, AZ, 85012-2120


AZActive 198405/26/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
BTI Consulting Group All Star TeamBTI Consulting Group- Survey of Fortune 1000 CompaniesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderAtkinson, Hamill & Barrowclough P.C.1996 - Present
ShareholderKalish, Forrester & Torres, PC1990 - 1996
AssociateFennemore Craig1984 - 1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Notre DameLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - San DiegoPolitical Science, PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1981