Attorney | Counselor | Mediator - Christopher R. Cook is a licensed attorney in the state of Colorado and practices in the greater Denver area.
Christopher attended DePaul University College of Law where he graduated Cum Laude and obtained his Juris Doctorate. Prior to law school, Christopher earned his B.S.B.A in finance with an emphasis in international business from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business.
At DePaul Law, Christopher’s course load included the core subjects required to earn his J.D., but also coursework meant to give him a greater understanding of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). During law school, Christopher was a research assistant to Professor Mark Weber, a nationally regarded scholar on disability rights and complex tort litigation. In addition, Christopher became a licensed mediator with the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution. Christopher also practiced as a student clinician through DePaul’s Misdemeanor Clinic, where his team successfully represented indigent clients on various criminal charges. Further still, Christopher has held various legal clerkships, including work with a complex civil/commercial litigation firm, and a criminal defense firm.
Christopher recently joined Fourth Street Law, LLC (www.fourthstreetlaw.com) in 2014 where he continues his legal practice as a senior associate attorney. Christopher focuses his practice on Family Law, Estate Planning, Collaborative Law, and Mediation.
Prior to joining Fourth Street Law, Christopher was with Martin D. Brown, PLLC as an associate attorney where his practice primarily focused on family/domestic law. Christopher's experience through his years at Martin D. Brown PLLC include litigation, dissolution, parenting time (custody), allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, common law marriage, adoption, post-decree proceedings/modifications, alternative dispute resolution, negotiation, settlement agreement, and appellate matters (COA).
Christopher also has experience with office management and systems as well as client development and analytics.
Christopher is an active member of various bar associations and volunteers his time for pro-bono legal organizations, such as the Chicago Tenants Rights Organization and Colorado Metro Volunteer Lawyers.
Some other notable experience includes work as a translator for an Italian engineering firm, a statistics TA, and as a an associate financial analyst.
Christopher is a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and loves exploring the mountains, playing soccer, mountain biking, and traveling.