Christopher Crisman-Cox is a member of our estate litigation and family law groups. He is a problem solver who is committed to finding the best options for clients and provides clear, easy-to-understand advice. Chris works to ensure that legal disputes are resolved as efficiently as possible.
Chris received his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2016. While there, he volunteered extensively at the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (“LSLAP”), which provides free legal services to low-income individuals. While at LSLAP, Chris honed his dispute resolution skills and successfully strategized with clients to achieve effective solutions.
Chris then articled at a large firm in Vancouver specializing in litigation. He has experience at all stages of the litigation process, and has appeared at the provincial and superior court level, including family court. He has also assisted senior counsel at the appellate level.
In 2017, Chris moved to Ontario and was called to the Ontario bar.
Professional achievements & leadership
- Private Client Canada, Lexology Legal Influencer Q3 2020
- Stella Chuk Quon Wong Scholarship in Law, 2016
- Bull Housser & Tupper Prize in Succession (Wills and Estate Law), 2015
- Thorsteinssons Prize in Taxation, 2015
- F. Jefferson Smith Memorial Award, 2015
- David Roberts Prize in Legal Writing, 2014
- Singleton Urquhart Prize in Torts, 2014
- Gerald Donegan, QC Prize in Canadian Constitutional Law, 2014
- Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, Volunteer Clinician, 2013-2016
- Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, Member of the Student Executive Board, 2014
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2017
- British Columbia Bar, 2016
- Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 2016
- Bachelor of Arts (History), Harvard University, 2007