Christopher J. Casebeer

Top rated Family Law attorney in Salem, Oregon

Ferder Casebeer, LLP
Christopher J. Casebeer
Ferder Casebeer, LLP

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 1984

Education: Willamette University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

Ferder Casebeer, LLP

515 High St SE
Salem, OR 97308 Visit website


Christopher J. Casebeer is a partner at Ferder Casebeer French & Stern LLP. He represents clients in Salem, Oregon, in matters of family law with a focus on the following issues: domestic partnerships, prenuptial agreements, divorce, child custody, spousal support, child visitation, child support and modifications. Named the Lawyer of the Year by the Marion County Bar Association, he has over three decades of experience helping clients through difficult, emotional times. Along with family law, he also handles matters of personal injury for those who have been injured by the wrongdoing of another.

Admitted to practice in the state of Oregon, Mr. Casebeer is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. Other federal courts he is admitted before include the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. In Marion and Lincoln counties, he is a Pro tem Circuit Court Judge.

At the University of Oregon, Mr. Casebeer earned a Bachelor of Science before moving on to law school. In 1984, he then obtained his Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law. He is currently a member of the Marion County Judicial Selection Committee, the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, the Marion County Bar Association Family Law Advisory Committee and the Oregon State Bar Association. In 2010, Mr. Casebeer was selected by the Oregon Supreme Court to serve as a Pro-Tem Circuit Court Judge for Marion County and in 2016 he was selected to serve as Pro-Tem Circuit Court Judge in Lincoln County.

Mr. Casebeer is also actively involved with many community service organizations. These include the Children’s Guild, the Salem Art Association, the St. Francis Homeless Shelter, the Easter Seals, the Family Building Blocks, the Mission Mill Museum and the Marion County Bar Association’s board.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1984, Oregon

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Local Professional Responsibility Committee for Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties
  • Easter Seals
  • Family Building Blocks
  • Salem Art Association
  • St. Francis Homeless Shelter
  • Children’s Guild
  • Pro-Bono Attorney of the Year, 1990
  • Mission Mill Museum
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Family Law Advisory Committee, Marion County
  • Board Member, Marion County Bar Association
  • Marion County Judicial Selection Committee
  • Oregon Academy, Family Law Practitioners
  • Marion County Bar Association, 1984
  • Oregon State Bar Association, 1984
Educational Background:
  • University of Oregon, Bachelor of Science, Member of Phi Beta Kappa, 1981
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • Selected by the Oregon Supreme Court to serve as Pro-Tem Circuit Court Judge in Lincoln County, Oregon., 2016
  • Selected by the Oregon Supreme Court to serve as Pro-Tem Circuit Court Judge in Marion County, Oregon., 2010
  • Admitted to U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit, 1990
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, 1984
  • Service to Marion County Bar, Carson Award, Marion County Bar Association, 2018
  • Service to the Community, Carson Award, Marion County Bar Association, 2010
  • Marion and Polk Counties, Lawyer of the Year, Marion County Bar Association, 2001

Office location for Christopher J. Casebeer

515 High St SE
Salem, OR 97308

Phone: 503-585-9197


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2024

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