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Biography: Trustee, Valley Hospital Foundation. Former Chairman, Valley Hospital Planned Giving Committee. Member, Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce. Former Member and Officer, Rotary Club of Ridgewood, New Jersey. Former Trustee and Officer, West Bergen Mental Healthcare. Former Vice-President, Treasurer, Board Attorney and Trustee, Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge. Former Vice-President, Ridgewood LeTip.  Former Volunteer Attorney, Santa Clara County Pro Bono Project. Former Associate with Coddington, Hicks & Danforth


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 45%
    22 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 45%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Corporate: 4%
    22 years, 400 cases
  4. Business: 4%
    22 years, 400 cases
  5. Elder Law: 2%
    10 years, 40 cases



Hourly ($350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jove Juzmeski

    I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Byers on prior transactions. He is a professional and provides exceptional services to his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jove Juzmeski Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Chris is an excellent real estate attorney, with whom I have had many successful real estate transactions. He is responsive to his clients, Realtors and fellow attorneys. Chris also has expertise in estate planning and I have referred clients to him for this service. I have received very positive feedback from my clients regarding Chris' ability to effectively understand and address their needs. I highly recommend him.


    Lisa Michura Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Byers & Byers, P. A.

201 E Ridgewood Ave
P. O. Box 567
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Cum LaudeMiddlebury College1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerByers & Byers, P. A.1994 - Present
AssociateCoddington Hicks & Danforth1992 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1998
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Middlebury CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Keller Williams Lawyers PanelFlood Insurance Updates2014