Christian A. Petersen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Olive Judd P.A.
 | 2426 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-546-7121
Fax: 954-334-2259
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (60%)
    Attorney Profile

    Christian A. Petersen is an attorney at Olive|Judd, P.A. Attorneys at Law. Since joining the firm in February 2013, he has focused his practice on complex commercial litigation and creditors' rights, representing individual and business clients throughout Broward County and other parts of South Florida from the firm's office in Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Petersen has been admitted to practice before all Florida state courts since 1998, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, as well as before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

    The types of courtroom matters that Mr. Petersen has handled have included breach of contract and other business disputes, real estate issues, and construction litigation. He has also represented creditors in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. His successful track record in all of these endeavors has earned him the respect of his fellow professionals, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Petersen has been named to Florida Trend Magazine's annual Legal Elite list and to the South Florida Legal Guide's Top Lawyers list.

    As an undergraduate, Mr. Petersen majored in criminology at Florida State University in Tallahassee and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1990. He subsequently pursued his legal education at Vanderbilt University Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. After graduation, Mr. Petersen was a business litigation attorney for several years at another South Florida firm before joining Hackleman, Olive & Judd, P.A. Attorneys at Law.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Business Litigation
    • 60%Construction Litigation: Business


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    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021

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    About Christian Petersen

    Admitted: 1998, Florida

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers
    • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
    • AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a peer reviewed ranking which indicates the highest level of professional excellence
    • Up & Comer, South Florida Legal Guide
    • Top Lawyer, South Florida Legal Guide

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • The District and Bankruptcy Courts for the United States Southern District of Florida
    • The District and Bankruptcy Courts for the United States Northern District of Florida
    • The District and Bankruptcy Courts for the United States Middle District of Florida
    • United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Florida

    Educational Background:

    • Florida State University, B.A., 1990
    • Broward Community College, Florida State Police Certification
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    Office Location for Christian A. Petersen

    2426 East Las Olas Boulevard
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

    Phone: 954-546-7121

    Fax: 954-334-2259

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    Last Updated: 8/7/2020

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