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Christopher M. Barton, J.D.

Christopher M. Barton, J.D.

  • Associate Attorney
  • Trust, Estate and Guardianship Litigation

Christopher M. Barton, Esq. is an associate attorney with the firm. Mr. Barton focuses on trust, estate, and guardianship litigation. Mr. Barton earned both his B.A. and J.D. cum laude from the University of Florida, where he graduated in the top of his law school class. He earned multiple Book Awards for achieving the highest grade in several classes, including in appeals, procedure and litigation. He also won several Best Advocate awards and competed in national advocacy tournaments both as a member of the law school trial team and as a coach for the undergraduate mock trial team. 

Mr. Barton spent the first few years of his legal career as a criminal prosecutor for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orlando. He has tried 20 jury trials, several bench trials, and countless evidentiary hearings. While working in the Economic Crimes Unit, he handled first degree felonies and cases involving financial abuse of the elderly. 

Educational Background

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2016
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminology, cum laude, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Book Award in Civil Procedure, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Book Award in Litigation Clinic, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Book Award in Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Book Award in Prosecutorial Ethics, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Best Advocate – University of Florida Levin College of Law 2013 Trial Team Intramural Competition
  • Best Team – University of Florida Levin College of Law 2013 Trial Team Intramural Competition
  • Final Four – University of Florida Levin College of Law 2013 Trial Team Intramural Competition
  • Best Advocate – Florida Justice Association 2015 Mock Trial Competition
  • Final Four – Florida Justice Association 2015 Mock Trial Competition

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • The Florida Bar

Bar/Professional Activity/Community Involvement

  • Founding Member of Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking
  • Member of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Legislative Intern for the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee Chair (former)
  • Assistant Coach for the University of Florida Mock Trial Team (former)

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