Christopher J. Griffiths

Top rated civil litigation attorney in Lone Tree, Colorado

Griffiths Law PC
Christopher J. Griffiths
Griffiths Law PC

Practice Areas: Civil litigation, Family law, Construction litigation; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2013

Education: Gonzaga University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

Griffiths Law PC

10375 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124 Visit website


Christopher is a shareholder at Griffiths Law PC and focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and family law matters. His civil litigation practice focuses on construction, insurance, real estate, commercial, and business disputes. His family law practice focuses on divorce and related domestic relations matters.

Chris represents a variety of clients including individuals and companies facing complicated and difficult problems. In his civil practice, Chris has represented clients from all parts of Colorado and Texas including individuals, community associations, property owners, and businesses. Chris has experience litigating complex civil disputes concerning construction defects, insurance, real estate, and other related matters such as bad faith, nondisclosure, misrepresentation, and fraud. In his family law practice, Chris has experience representing clients faced with difficult, life-changing decisions concerning all aspects of divorce including complex financial affairs, parenting time, maintenance, and decision making.

Chris has assisted in the recovery of millions of dollars on behalf of his and his firm’s clients in Colorado and Texas. He has been named to the Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star list and has written and presented on topics ranging from the division of restricted stock in divorce to the laws concerning construction defects to insurance coverage issues related to construction litigation.

Outside of work, Chris loves to spend time with his wife, Shannon, and his two daughters. He also enjoys snowboarding, golfing, cycling, hiking, watching movies, and traveling.

Practice areas

Civil litigation: plaintiff, Family law, Construction litigation: consumer

Focus areas

Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Marital property, Construction defects

First Admitted: 2013, Colorado

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Educational Background:
  • University of Denver – Daniels College of Business, B.S., 2010
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Family Law Section - Colorado Bar Association, 2017
  • Member of the Texas Bar Association, 2014
  • Member of the Colorado Bar Association, 2013
  • Member of the Arapahoe County Bar Association, 2013
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Aurora Sentinel Interview - Interviewed and quoted by the Aurora Sentinel regarding ongoing issues related to COVID-19 and parenting., 2020
  • Law Week Colorado Interview - Interviewed by Law Week Colorado regarding ongoing issues with COVID pandemic and the court system., 2020
  • Colorado Politics - Interview with Colorado Politics regarding recent legal developments concerning vaccination in Colorado., 2020
Representative Clients:
  • In re Marriage of Evans, 2021 COA 141 (Appeal related to child support and reopening of divorce under C.R.C.P. 16.2(e)(10)), 2021
  • In re Marriage of Young, 2021 COA 96 (Appeal related to modification of maintenance after divorce), 2021
  • Evans v. Evans (Unpublished 2021) (Appeal related to contempt of court and related issues)., 2021
  • In re Marriage of Behnke (Unpublished 2020) (Appeal related to prejudgment interest statute in divorce proceedings)., 2020
  • Evans v. Evans, 2019 COA 179M, cert. denied, 19SC992, (Colo. 2020) (Appeal related to spurious lien statute and property recording statute)., 2019
  • In re Marriage of Alpert (Unpublished 2018) (Appeal related to property division), 2018
  • , Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch, Litigation-Construction, Best Lawyers in America©, 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch, Litigation-Construction, Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch, Litigation-Construction, Best Lawyers in America©, 2022
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyer’s List – Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers, 2018
  • ColoradoBiz, GenXYZ – Most Influential Young Professional Finalist, ColoradoBiz, 2020
  • Best "Civil Litigation" attorney in 2019, Barrister's Best "Civil Litigation" Attorney,, 2019
  • Colorado Super Lawyer’s List, Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers, 2017
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented at the 36th Annual National CLE & Ski Conference on the recent changes to the tax code and how those changes affect Colorado domestic relations law. , Presenter, 36th Annual National CLE Conference, Colorado Bar Association & Law Education Institute, All, 2019
  • On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the Act) was signed into law by President Trump. The Act represents one of the most significant overhauls to American tax law in more than 30 years; it significantly changes how individuals, businesses, tax-exempt organizations, and others are taxed. The Act affects every individual taxpayer, from wage earners to business owners, and all business entities. Although the Act provides benefits for some, it is widely believed that a number of changes will make divorce more difficult and expensive., Author, How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Affects Divorce, Colorado Lawyer, Law & Accounting, 2018
  • Law Week Article, Author, The Future Landscape of Maintenance in Divorces, Law Week Colorado, Law, Accounting, 2018
  • Insurance for Construction Attorneys, Author, The Basics of Insurance Law for Construction Attorneys, Trial Talk, Law, Insurance, And Construction, 2017
  • Learn more about how to get social media evidence into evidence and keep others from introducing their evidence.

    , Author & Presenter, How to Get Your Social Media, Email and Text Evidence Admitted (and Keep Theirs Out), National Business Institute (NBI), Law, 2017
  • Learn more about how insurance policies work and the way in which insurance companies handle insurance claims for community associations. 

    , Speaker / Presenter, Navigating First Party Insurance Policies, Community Association Manager International Certification Board, Community Association Manager International Certification Board, 2016
  • Originally published in ColoradoBiz Magazine, March 8, 2011, “The Marital Stock Exchange – Who gets the restricted stock in a divorce?”, is an article about how Colorado domestic relations courts treat stock options and other compensation in a divorce.

    , Author, The Marital Stock Exchange: Who Gets the Restricted Stock in the Divorce?, ColoradoBiz Magazine & Blog, Law, 2016

Office location for Christopher J. Griffiths

10375 Park Meadows Drive
Suite 520
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Phone: 720-773-6459


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

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