Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Managing Attorney

Chris Smith is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV 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 2014-2020 as well as the most recent issue of Super Lawyers, in addition to being identified by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law.

He represents individuals located throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and the Western United States in high-conflict family law and custody litigation and appeals, and he does not shy away from complicated cases including ones that involve: highly contested custody matters, parental alienation, parental rights, sexual abuse allegations, high-stakes property division, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, family businesses, and child support.

Chris’s experience combined with his genuine compassion allows him to break down complex legal matters in a relatable way for his clients. He is a tireless advocate for parental equality and helped write 2021’s House Bill 1151 which strengthened the public policy for equal rights for parents in Oklahoma.

Outside of the office Chris is committed to multiple civic organizations, and has served on the board of Oklahoma Institute of Child AdvocacyOklahoma Christian National Alumni Council and has been a member of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Chris is the author of Faithfully: Marriage, Divorce, & Family in the 21st Century Church which is available on Amazon.

Chris and his wife, Marissa, reside in Edmond, Oklahoma with their son, daughter, and dog Rue. The family enjoys being active in their church and various community activities.

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Federal Court in Denver

Education

University of Oklahoma College of Law  Norman, Oklahoma, Juris Doctor, 2004

Oklahoma Christian University Edmond, Oklahoma, B.S., 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Admitted, all Oklahoma State Courts
  • Admitted, all Texas State Courts
  • Admitted, Western District of Oklahoma
  • Admitted, Eastern District of Texas
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • Member, National Alumni Council, Oklahoma Christian University
  • Past Board Member – Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy
  • Past Member, Oklahoma State Advisory Committee – U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Practice Areas

  • Complex Family Law Litigation
  • Civil Rights of Parents
  • Sexual Abuse Allegations

Publications

Attorney

Chris Smith Chris Smith N/A

The Smith Firm – Family Law, Custody, Divorce

Chris Smith is a Martindale-Hubbell® AV 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 2014-2020 as well as the most recent issue of Super Lawyers, in addition to being identified by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Family Law.

He represents individuals located throughout Oklahoma, Texas, and the Western United States in high-conflict family law and custody litigation and appeals, and he does not shy away from complicated cases including ones that involve: highly contested custody matters, parental alienation, parental rights, sexual abuse allegations, high-stakes property division, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, family businesses, and child support.

Chris’s experience combined with his genuine compassion allows him to break down complex legal matters in a relatable way for his clients. He is a tireless advocate for parental equality and helped write 2021’s House Bill 1151 which strengthened the public policy for equal rights for parents in Oklahoma.

Outside of the office Chris is committed to multiple civic organizations, and has served on the board of Oklahoma Institute of Child AdvocacyOklahoma Christian National Alumni Council and has been a member of the Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Chris is the author of Faithfully: Marriage, Divorce, & Family in the 21st Century Church which is available on Amazon.

Chris and his wife, Marissa, reside in Edmond, Oklahoma with their son, daughter, and dog Rue. The family enjoys being active in their church and various community activities.