Christopher P. Ford, Esq.-Christopher is a founding Partner of the law firm of Ford & Friedman where his practice is primarily devoted to family law litigation, encompassing complex divorce, child custody and post decree enforcement/modification matters. As a member of the Family Law Bar in Nevada, Christopher was recognized as a Martindale Hubbell BV Rated Attorney in 2013 and 2014. He has been named to the Southern Nevada Legal Elite in 2011, 2013 and 2014, recognizing him as one of the top 100 attorneys in Southern Nevada. Christopher has also been named to Nevada Business Magazine 2013 and 2014 Best Up & Coming Attorneys List, and recognized as an AVVO Rated Attorney as of 2012. Most recently Christopher was recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as a Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40(2014). Through his local practice Christopher has amassed a myriad of experience navigating the family court system in Clark County, gaining comprehensive trial experience as well as substantial experience with the available alternate dispute resolution options in the local family law arena.
Born in South Dakota, but raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Christopher is proud to have obtained both his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Juris Doctorate from UNLV. As a long standing member of the community, Christopher has enjoyed the opportunity to not only grow his legal practice, but to also grow his own family here in the Las Vegas Valley. Currently, Christopher and his wife, Emma, spend a great deal of their time raising their three wonderful children. When not involved in one of the children’s activities or with the practice of law Christopher enjoys staying active by exercising, traveling, and watching/attending sporting events.
Areas of Practice
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2010
William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
J.D. - 2009
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada< >B.A.Honors: Deans ListMajor: Political Science
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Honors and Awards
Martindale-Hubbell BV Rated (2013, 2014)
Southern Nevada Legal Elite- Nevada Business Magazine (2011, 2013, 2014)
Southern Nevada Up & Coming Attorney- Nevada Business Magazine (2013, 2014)
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys-Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 (2014)
AVVO Rated Attorney as of 2012
Southern Nevada Top 100 Attorney - Nevada Business Magazine (2011)
Professional Associations and Memberships
Nevada State Bar- Family Law Section, Member
Clark County Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
Family and Criminal Law Firm, Senior Associate Attorney, October 1, 2009 - August 20, 2010
Family and Criminal Law Firm, Law Clerk, September 1, 2007 - February 28, 2008