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Christopher R. Tilman

also known as Christopher R. Tilman, Esq., Chris Tilman

About Me

I am proud to be a fifth-generation Nevadan and Boulder City High graduate.  I graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 1990 with Degrees in History and Anthropology, then graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Golden Gate University in San Francisco in 1993.  I have been  in private practice since passing the Nevada State Bar in 1993, practicing primarily in family law and criminal defense and Juvenile abuse/neglect.


Languages Spoken: Danish, English

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Practice Areas


  1. Child Custody: 20%
    23 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    23 years
  3. Family: 20%
    23 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    23 years
  5. Child Abuse: 20%
    23 years



Hourly ($350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Sean David Lyttle

    Chris is among the finest family practitioners in the Las Vegas valley. He fights passionately for his clients and secures positive results. I would hire him myself.


    Sean Lyttle Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mary Daggett Brown

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is tremendously knowledgeable and experienced in the defense of criminal and CPS cases. A client would be fortunate to have Chris as their attorney.


    Mary Brown Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Christopher R. Tilman

1211 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV, 89104


NVAttorney Active199308/10/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
100 best LawyersDesert Companion Magazine2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
50 Hour ClubClark County Pro Bono Project2006
Certificate of CommendationUnited States Senate2005
Senatorial Certificate of CongratulationsJohn Ensign,United States Senator2005
Shining Star AwardClark County Pro Bono Project2004
50 Hour ClubClark County Legal Services Program2003
Pro Bono Project of Clark County Legal ServicesOffice of the Governor2003
Certificate of CommendationUnited States Senate2003
Congressional Certificate of CongratulationsU.S. House of Representatives2003
Certificate of CommendationUnited States Senate2002
50 Hour ClubClark County Legal Services Pro Bono Project2002
Certification of AppreciationClark County Pro Bono Project1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner and founderLaw office of Christopher Tilman1993 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Family law section Nevada State barMember1993 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Nevada Baby MagazineBecoming a Legal Guardian1998
Nevada Baby MagazineObtaining Custody in Nevada1998
Nevada Baby MagazineObtaining Child Support in Nevada1998
Nevada Baby MagazineAdopting a Child in Nevada1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California - Santa BarbaraHistory & AnthropologyUndergraduate1990
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLE SeminarTermination of Parental Rights2013
Clark County Bar CenterJuvenile Law: Overview & Updates2010
Continuing legal educationOverview of child welfare law2006
C.L.E. SeminarJuvenile Law: The Big Picture, Abuse and Neglect2004