Christopher Leon Garibian

Christopher Leon Garibian

Partner
Location:
Parsippany, New Jersey
Phone:
866-899-1138
Fax:
973-403-0010
Email:

Christopher is a Partner of the firm in the Matrimonial Department and has been Certified as a Matrimonial Attorney by The Supreme Court of New Jersey.  He is experienced in handling complex issues of divorce and family law actions.  Christopher is experienced in family law areas including but not limited to alimony, child support, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities, child custody, grandparent rights, adoption, LGTB matters, post judgment collections issues, termination of alimony based on cohabitation and all matters of finances for couples and individuals who share children and are not married.  Christopher is the Chairman of the Cannabis Law Department focusing his talents on representation of cannabis clients in the areas of cultivation/distribution, medical/recreational dispensaries, extraction/manufacturing and licensing applications. "Action causes reaction," is a simple and strong statement that encompasses Christopher’s thoughts and practice. Whether he is representing a high net worth client in a divorce or a business in a corporate matter, Christopher's ability to connect with clients is one of his greatest talents.”

Areas of Practice

  • Cannabis Law
  • Family Law
  • Business Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Qualified Family Law Mediator , New Jersey Court Rule 1:40-12
  • Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney, NJ Supreme Court, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctor - January, 1997
  • Rutgers University
    • Bachelor of Arts - May, 1990
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Platinum Member, New Jersey Cannabusiness Association, 2018
  • Sustaining Member, National Cannabis Bar Association, 2018
  • Platinum Member, National Cannabis Industry Association, 2018
  • Trustee, Morris County Bar Foundation, 2015-2016
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, 2004-2013, 2015-present
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2004-2013, 2015-present
  • Trustee, Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section , 2011 - 2014
  • Member, Morris County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2001 - present
  • Board of Governors, New Jersey Association of Justice, 2012 - 2014
  • PAC Board Member, New Jersey Association of Justice, 2012 - 2014
  • Family Law Section, New Jersey Association of Justice, 2010 - present
  • Member, New Jersey Association of Justice, 2010 - present
  • Board Member, Family Services of Morris County, 2003-2007
  • Commissioner, Morristown Parking Authority, 1997-2000, 2003-2014
  • Barry F. Croland Family Law Inns of Court , 2008-2011
  • North Jersey Family Law Inns of Court , 2001-2004
  • Somerset County Family Law Inns of Court , 2000-2001
  • Worral F. Mountain Inns of Court , 1998-1999
  • Member, Morris County Bar Association, 1998-present

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