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Chris SmithChris Smith, Esq.

Chris Smith is a Martindale-HubbellAV Preeminent peer-review rated attorney that has been recognized as a Journal Record Achiever Under 40, and has been named to the Super Lawyer Rising Star list from 2014-2016.

Chris Smith focuses his practice on representing small business owners, professionals, and individuals in litigation relating to divorce, child custody, and complex property division, and business disputes. Chris understands that business and personal matters are intimately intertwined, and he believes that the value of an attorney is only realized when he or she becomes a strategic partner in the critical aspects of business and life.

His Focus at Smith Simmons, PLLC

Chris’s practice emphasizes high-stakes custody, alimony, and property division cases as well as mediation services. His experience and understanding help him articulate complex matters in a relatable way and his empathetic nature exudes genuine compassion for his clients.

Chris Smith provides business counsel for individuals and businesses of various sizes and product offerings throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and the Western United States. Chris’ business law practice includes oil and gas servicing companies, retail and restaurant owners, online education providers, and much more in between.

His practice emphasizes digital media outlets and marketing agencies in privacy and regulatory compliance, as well as emerging technologies and startups. His practice includes both general counsel and litigation services as well as family law matters for entrepreneurs.

Outside the Law Office

Chris is committed to multiple civic organizations, is a member of the Oklahoma City Rotary Club, serves on the board of Oklahoma Institute of Child Advocacy, Oklahoma Christian National Alumni Council, and he is a member of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Chris and his wife, Marissa, reside in Edmond, Oklahoma with their son Christopher, and their dog Rue, where they enjoy being active in church and various community activities.

Education

  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma – J.D., 2004
  • Oklahoma Christian University, Edmond, Oklahoma – B.S., 2001

Admissions/Memberships

  • Admitted, all Oklahoma State Courts
  • Admitted, Texas State Courts
  • Admitted, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Member, Wealth Counsel
  • Member, National Alumni Council, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Member - Oklahoma City Rotary Club #29
  • Board Member - Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
  • Oklahoma State Advisory Committee Member - U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Awards

  • “AV Preeminent” – Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, 2016
  • “Achiever Under 40” – The Journal Record, 2016
  • “Rising Star” – Super Lawyers Magazine, Thomson Reuters. 2014, 2015, 2016
  • “Superb” Rating – Avvo, Featured Attorney
  • Top Ten Ranking 2015 – National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA)

*Super Lawyers/Rising Star recognition are Thompson Reuters services.Super Lawyers Christopher Smith

Classifications

  • Business Law, Technology Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Litigation

Chris Smith was named an Oklahoma Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, in 2013, 2014, 2015.

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