The firm's founder, Christopher J. Smith, Esquire has over two decades of experience in Virginia family law and domestic relations practice. Christopher J. Smith completed his B.A., "cum laude", from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. He received his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1994, where he was involved in the family law clinic.
Experienced Virginia Family Law and Domestic Relations Attorney
Before founding Law Offices of Christopher J. Smith, PC, he obtained extensive experience in the area of family law at Law Offices of Franklin R. Blatt, in Harrisonburg, VA, and at Jones & Green, LLP, in Charlottesville, VA.
The vision of Mr. Smith was to provide high-quality family law legal services for citizens in Central Virginia.
With a vast knowledge in all the areas of family law, Mr. Smith's special interests include high net worth complex contested divorces, custody relocation, and jurisdiction cases, and those cases involving modification of spousal support.
When you choose the Law Offices of Christopher J. Smith, PC, your case will be considered a high-priority and you will receive the personalized attention your case deserves!
Mr. Smith is equally comfortable around the negotiation table as he is in the courtroom. He is a champion when it comes to representation and tries to find practical solutions and justice to your complex issues. He is a skilled litigator.
In the past, Mr. Smith was a cochair of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association’s family law section. He has also qualified and testified as an expert witness in circuit court on family law matters.
If you need to appeal your case, you can feel confident as he has successfully represented clients in complex appellate proceedings in both the Court of Appeals of Virginia and in the Supreme Court of Virginia.
As a licensed Virginia attorney since Fall of 1994, Mr. Smith is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court. Call 434-220-4790 to talk to Mr. Smith.
Mr. Smith has given family law continuing legal education presentations to the local Bar Association’s Family Law Section and regularly follows the developments and trends in Virginia family law.
Christopher J. Smith is a member of the Virginia State Bar, VSB family law section, Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, and CABA’s family law section.
You'll be glad to know that Mr. Smith has received the distinguished designation for very high rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.