Skip to main content

Christopher S Hildebrand

also known as Chris Hildebrand

About me

I have over 20 years of family law experience in Arizona. The philosophy at Hildebrand Law, PC is to establish relationships of trust and integrity with our clients. We have received many awards including being voted "Best of the Valley" for Family Law by Arizona Foothills Magazine two years in row! and receiving Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of Preeminent Family Law Attorney!  We practice divorcelegal separationpaternitychild custodyrestraining ordersestate planningwills and trustsdurable powers of attorney, and living wills.



Photos and videos

409848 1431368034

409848 1431367987

409848 1431367954

409848 1431367919

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 90%
    21 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Estate Planning: 10%
    21 years, 200 cases



Hourly ($275-400/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

23 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Harry J Lenaburg

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris is an effective advocate for his clients, while aggressively representing the client's position, he will also think outside the box, working out solutions to resolve matters fairly.


    Harry Lenaburg Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Louis K Lombardo

    I strongly endorse this lawyer. He is experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate.


    Louis Lombardo Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter


AZActive 199507/02/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Three Best Rated Divorce Law Firms | Scottsdale, ArizonaThree Best Rated2015
Superb Lawyer RatingAvvo2015
Legal Rebel Award NomineeAmerican Bar Association2015
2015 Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2015
Lead Counsel RatedLaw Info2015
AV Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2015
Legal Leaders - Top Rated LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
2014 Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2014
AV Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2014
Certificate of SafetyCopperpoint Mutual2014
Lead Counsel RatedLaw Info2014
Best of the Valley - Divorce LawyersArizona Foothills Magazine2014
Lead Counsel RatedLaw Info2013
2013 Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2013
Best of the Family - Divorce LawyersArizona Foothills Magazine2013
AV Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Ten Solo Practitioner's to Watch in 2012Arizona at Law Magazine2012
AV Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2012
2012 Sustaining memberArizona's Finest Lawyers2012
2011 Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2011
AV Rated Preeminent LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2011
2010 Sustaining MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Lead Family Law CounselHildebrand Law, PC2009 - Present
Judge Pro TemMaricopa County Superior Court2015 - 2015
Judge Pro TemMaricopa County Superior Court2006 - 2009
Attorney PartnerRose & Hildebrand, PC1995 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2014 - Present
Arizona State University Law SchoolLaw School Ambassador2014 - Present
Arizona State University College of LawLaw School Ammbassador2014 - Present
Scottsdale Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Scottsdale Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
United States District CourtAdmitted1999 - Present
Maricopa County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMember1995 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaFamily Law Section Member1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
Maricopa County Bar Association - Family Law SectionMember1994 - Present
American MensaMember1978 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Boyle vs. BoyleCourt of Appeals Affirmed Trial Court Ruling.
Christoper K v. Markaa SRemanded Back to Trial Court
See all legal cases 
Publication nameTitleDate
Avvo WebsiteInformational Video on What an Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference is in Arizona2015
Avvo WebsiteTemporary Orders Hearings in Arizona2015
Avvo WebsiteInformational Guide Explaining What a Temporary Orders Hearing is in an Arizona Divorce Case2015
AvvoAn Overview Guide of Arizona Community Property Laws2015
AvvoAn View Overview Guide Regarding the Arizona Divorce Process2015
AvvoInformational Video Guide to the Difference Between a Legal Separation and a Divorce in Arizona2015
AvvoInformative Video Guide on Paternity Cases in Arizona2015
AvvoInformational Video Guide to Spousal Maintenance in Arizona2015
AvvoArizona Child Custody Laws2015
AvoInformational Video on Who is a Mandatory Reporter of Child Abuse or Neglect in Arizona2015
AvvoInformational Video Guide on How Child Support is Calculated in Arizona2015
AvvoInformational Video Guide on Obtaining or Defending Against an Order of Protection in Arizona2015
AvvoInformational Video Guide on Estate Planning in Arizona2015
AVVO Legal GuidesArizona Temporary Orders Hearings2015
Google PlusOverview of Arizona Community Property Laws2015
Google PlusThe Arizona Divorce Process2015
Google PlusThe Difference Between a Divorce and a Legal Separation in Arizona2015
Arizona Parenting MagazinePresumption of Equal Parenting Time2013
Attorney at Law MagazineTop 10 Solo Practitioners to Watch in 20102010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American Bar AssociationFamily LawSpring Family Law ABA Conference2015
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Arizona State UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rainmaker Institute San Francisco Marketing RetreatLegal Marketing2015
Rainmaker Institute New York Marketing RetreatThe Use of Video Marketing in Lawyer Social Media Accounts2015
Rainmaker Institute Miami Marketing RetreatUsing Video Legal Marketing to Increase Client Conversion2015
Rainmaker Institute Los Angelas Marketing ConventionThe Benefits of Schema Markup on Video Syndication2015
Rainmaker Institute Las Vegas Marketing RetreatThe Ethics of Video Advertising for Lawyers2015
Rainmaker Institute Las Vegas Marketing RetreatThe Use of Video in Legal Marketing2015
Rainmaker Institute Atlanta Marketing RetreatLegal Marketing in the Digital Age2015
State Bar of ArizonaFamily Law CLE Retreat2014
State Bar of ArizonaDivorce and Family Law CLE2013
State Bar of ArizonaContinuing Legal Education Courses2012