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Christopher Patrick Ford

also known as Chris Ford, Christopher Ford

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

About Me

Christopher P. Ford, Esq.- Christopher Ford is a licensed member of the Nevada Bar and is also licensed to Practice in Federal Court as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Christopher has a myriad of experience in family law in Nevada. Specifically, Christopher has vast experience with matters of Divorce, Child Custody, Spousal Support, pre and post marital contracts, and the modification of court orders. Christopher is also versed in crossover matters such as orders of protection, domestic violence offenses, termination of parental rights, international adoption and adoption. Christopher is recognized as a Superlawyer as well as being distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell.

Christopher was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but relocated to Las Vegas at a young age. Christopher grew up in the Henderson Area and was active in athletics throughout his youth. He graduated from Silverado High School and went on to play football at the University of Nevada Reno before transferring to Antelope Valley College to play basketball. After two years of collegiate athletics Christopher returned to Las Vegas to focus on his education and shortly thereafter received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Upon his return to Las Vegas Christopher began working for the N9NE Group at the Palms. While working for the N9NE Group Christopher attend William S. Boyd Law School at UNLV in the evenings where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree. During his time in law school Christopher also served as a law clerk in a criminal/family firm in Las Vegas.

Since 2010, Christopher has owned and operated his own family law practice in Henderson, Nevada as he has practiced in the area of family law his entire legal career. Christopher and his wife Emma have three children, Mack, Ellee, and Charlie. Christopher enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, attending church and watching athletics.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
  5. Personal Injury: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-400/hour), Contingent (33-50%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Brian A. Morris

    Christopher is the first person I call with questions about Divorce law. His depth of legal knowledge eventually led me to refer him a complicated divorce case. His personal attention led to a glowing review from the client that I referred to him. I endorse this lawyer without reservation.

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    Brian Morris
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jason Naimi

    I endorse Mr. Ford as a Family Law Attorney he is not only well versed in his field, but always an example of professionalism. I always appreciate the level of advocacy he provides his clients when I have the opportunity to litigate a case with him.

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    Jason Naimi Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

www.fordfriedmanlaw.com

2200 Paseo Verde Pkwy., Ste. 350
Henderson, NV, 89052

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200905/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarMountain State Superlawyers2014
Top 10 Attorneys Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Up & Coming AttorneyNevada Business Magazine2014
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Up & Coming AttorneyNevada Business Magazine2013
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2013
Avvo Rated Attorneywww.Avvo.com2012
Southern Nevada's Top 100 AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding PartnerFord & Friedman2012 - Present
Founding PartnerDawson Ford & Friedman2010 - 2012
Senior Associate AttorneyFamily Law Firm2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of Nevada, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLVN/AJuris Doctor2009
University of Nevada-Las VegasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004