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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Bill Petter Homeless Housing Advocate||KITH - Kirkland Interfaith Transitions In Housing||2010|
|Best Lawyer||Seattle Metropolitan Magazine||2010|
|Family Law Attorney of the Year||Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||1993|
|Managing Attorney||Fox Law Office||1978 - Present|
|Law Clerk||King County Superior Court||1977 - 1978|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|City of Kirkland||Chairperson, Civill Service Commission||2007 - Present|
|Eastside Legal Assistance Program||Pro Bono Clinic Attorney||2000 - Present|
|Smith v. Dalton, 58 Wn.App. 876, (Wash.App. Div. 1)||Creditor claim against wife denied.|
|Holaday v. Merceri, 49 Wn.App. 321 (Wash.App. Div. 1)||Disparate property settlement satisfied mother's support obligation.|
|Northlake Concrete Products v Wylie, 34 Wn. App. 810||Reversal & Remand|
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|Family Law Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association||Internet Resources For Family Law Practitioners||2000|
|Catalyst Publications||Washington Family Law Reporter||N/A|
|Willamette University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|University of Washington -Seattle||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1974|
|14th WLFR Family Law Conference||2009 WSBA Ethics Report, Law Practice Civility & Professionalism||2010|
|12th WFLR Family Law Conference||Family Law Ethical Issues & Challenges||2007|
|11th WFLR Family Law Conference||Preparing for Privacy Pirates: Protecting Client Identifies||2006|
|9th WFLR Family Law Conference||Unbundled Legal Services||2003|
|8th WFLR Family Law Conference||E-Discovery & Digital Resources||2002|
|7th WFLR Family Law Conference||Ethical Conundrums||2001|
|6th WFLR Family Law Conference||Internet Resources for Family Law||2000|
|5th WFLR Family Law Conference||Dealing With Domestic Violence||1999|
|WFLR Family Law Conference||Family Law in the Next Millennium||1998|
|3rd WFLR Family Law Conference||Family Law & The Internet||1997|
|WFLR Family Law Conference||Spousal Maintenance||1996|
|WFLR Family Law Conference||Custodial Relocation: Coping With Change||1995|
Posted by anonymous
Chris was a great attorney for this 45 year old male going through a somewhat contentious divorce. My paramount concern was access to my children and he was able to factually address all my concerns. He recommended a course of action based on his experience which I mostly followed. When I decided to deviate from his plan a bit he gave me his legal opinion and then further supported my position. He was incredibly responsive and usually right about how things would transpire.
Chris was worth every penny I paid him. I would highly recommend him for family law issues.
Posted by Renee
Chris has been my attorney since 1990. He is an excellent attorney and very caring person. I respect and trust him to always give me the best advice. He truly is a wonderful man. Renee
Posted by Stacy
This attorney is held in the very highest regard by all leaders in his field for his incomparable service, dedication and ethics with respect to his clients and the practice of law itself. Although he apparently is known to masterfully intimidate the opposing side in court with a stunning record of "wins"; we never needed to even get there as he used a thoughtful, educative, and highly proactive approach guiding me to methodically make decisions and stay calm and focused. The worse time in my life was not a time to give up, give in nor fall apart, but to stay calm, focused and stronger than ever. Thank you Chris.
James Sable, Family Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I have known Chris for many years. First as opposing counsel and later as a mediator. He is a highly experienced attorney who possesses a vast reservoir of knowledge. Equally important is the fact that Chris is very level-headed and reasonable in his approach to each case. Any one would be well-served by having Chris handle their legal needs.
John Kydd, Divorce and separation Attorney
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
Chris is a great lawyer. Great lawyers are loathe to admit they are great lawyers so someone has to do it. His humility increases his effectiveness as he effectively resolves issues with counsel that avoid costly and needless conflict that happens all to often. Chris really knows the law and the cases so well that many lawyers rely upon his summaries of the law without a second thought. That is good lawyering.