Christopher P. Ford

Christopher P. Ford: Attorney with Ford & Friedman
  • Founding Partner/Owner of Ford & Friedman at Ford & Friedman (4 Attorneys)
  • 2200 Paseo Verde Parkway, Suite 350, Henderson, NV 89052
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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.

Accolades & Achievements

Christopher is a member of the Family Law Bar in Nevada and was recognized by Martindale-Hubbell Ⓡ as a Distinguished Attorney in 2013 through 2018. He has been named to the Southern Nevada Legal Elite in 2011 and 2013-2018, 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 since 2012.

Most recently Christopher was recognized by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys as a Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 (2014-2018) and National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under 40 for the state of Nevada and the Top 100 Plaintiff's Trial Lawyers in Nevada. 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.

Life Outside of Legal Work

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.

Honors and Awards

• Martindale-Hubbell BV Rated (2013-2018)

• Southern Nevada Legal Elite- Nevada Business Magazine (2011, 2013-2018)

• 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)

• Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbard as Very High in Legal Ability & Ethical Standards

• American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as 10 Best Attorneys in Nevada

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

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce Law
  • Child Custody Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-970-6108  Phone
(702) 904-9898  Phone
(702) 476-2333  Fax
University Attended:
University of Nevada, B.A., Political Science, Honors: Deans List
Law School Attended:
William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D., 2009
Year of First Admission:
2009, Nevada; 2010, U.S. District Court District of Nevada
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (14 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 02/14/19 in Family Law

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/13/19 in Family Law

    I have referred several people to Chris needing a variety of legal services within the area of family law. They have all been very satisfied with his work. Chris is very knowledgeable in family law; maintains great client communication; gives clients... Read more

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    I have referred several people to Chris needing a variety of legal services within the area of family law. They have all been very satisfied with his work. Chris is very knowledgeable in family law; maintains great client communication; gives clients their options and coveys possible outcomes; is tenacious; and obtains a good outcome. Read less

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