Christopher M. Engels

Top rated Family Law attorney in Costa Mesa, California

Christopher M. Engels

Practice Areas: Family Law, Business & Corporate, Construction Litigation

Licensed in California since: 2015

Education: Northwestern California University School of Law - Sacramento

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024
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600 Anton Blvd
Floor 11
Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Visit website


Christopher M. Engels is an attorney at the law firm Engels-Janzen located in Costa Mesa, California. With more than six years of experience in the field of law, his practice areas include family law, business law and civil litigation, and construction law and contract review.

Graduating with dean’s list honors, Mr. Engels has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration, emphasizing on operations management, and with a minor in economics from Washington State University. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Northwestern California University School of Law with an aim to fight for those who go through the anguish that family law matters can bring. 

Through his personal experience as a child, Mr. Engels understands how distressing it can be to be a victim of domestic violence, fully aware of how the system is. He also knows how overwhelming it is to be divorced and away from one’s children. All of this contributes to him being able to empathize with his clients firsthand and providing the most efficient legal services to them. 

Mr. Engels serves as an aggressive and fierce advocate for his clients’ rights. Upholding the best interests of his clients, he handles every case with the compassion it deserves. A passionate and dedicated attorney, he listens keenly to his clients, answers all their questions, keeps them informed of every aspect of their case and provides wholesome support from beginning to end. 

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Engels enjoys swimming and surfing, and played water polo while studying at Washington State University. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, he launched a general contracting company, focusing on restaurant construction and lavish single-family house construction and remodeling. Owning his own construction business also helps him represent clients with their business law and construction law matters efficiently and cost-effectively.

Practice areas

Family Law, Business/Corporate, Construction Litigation: Business
  • 60% Family Law
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 20% Construction Litigation: Business

First Admitted: 2015, California

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Educational Background:
  • BA in Business Administration with a Focus on Operations Management and Economics Minor, 2000
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Admitted to the California State Bar, 2015
  • Admitted to the 9th District Court of Appeals. , 2021
  • Admitted to the Central District of California., 2018

Office location for Christopher M. Engels

600 Anton Blvd
Floor 11
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: 949-269-7709


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024

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