Christopher Michael Farish

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

Quaid Farish, LLC
 | 8150 North Central Expressway, Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75206
Phone: 214-373-9100
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Christopher Michael Farish, of Quaid Farish, LLC, in Dallas, Texas, is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Though he is a seasoned litigator, he believes in collaborative law ideals and encourages clients to consider the benefits of the collaborative law process. Mr. Farish zealously advocates for the rights of his clients and seeks to facilitate agreements that fulfill each client's individual needs, while fostering a level of respect and dignity.

Mr. Farish received his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Since he began practicing law in 2006, he has been recognized for his knowledge and skill. He has been named as an Outstanding Young Lawyer in Collin County in 2009, and has been selected for inclusion in the Texas Rising Stars list from 2009 through 2014, and the Texas Super Lawyers list from 2014 to the present.

Mr. Farish is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association and State Bar of Texas. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section, he is the former President of the Legacy Family Court Foundation, and is a member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is currently the President-Elect of that Board.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2014

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About Christopher Farish

Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage: www.quaidfarish.com/christopher-m-farish

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified - Family Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, 2006
  • Collaborative Divorce Texas - Member 2007 - Present - Blog Project Coordinator - 2010 - 2015
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals - Member (2008 - Present); Member of the Board of Directors (2012 - 2015); President-Elect of the Board of Directors (2017)
  • Collaborative Professionals of Dallas, Member (2008 - 2016); President (2008, 2009, and 2010) Collaborative Divorce Dallas, Member (2017 - Present)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, Family Law, Collaborative Law, Technology Law, and LGBT Law Sections
  • Legacy Family Court Foundation - Board of Directors (2012 - Present); President (2014 - 2016)
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Family Law and Collaborative Law Sections - Family Law Section - Member of the Board of Directors (2012 - Present); Secretary (2015)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Collin County Young Lawyers Association (2009 - 2013); President Collin County Young Lawyers Association (2011 - 2012)
  • Member, Collin County Bar Association; Member of the Board of Directors (2012)
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association - DBA Entertainment Committee - 2009 - 2012 - Co-Vice Chair 2011; Co-Chair 2012 - DBA Bench Bar Committee - 2009 - 2012 - Co-Vice Chair 2012 - DBA Golf Tournament Committee - 2009 - 2012
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Denton County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Original member of the team of attorneys who began the CPS Collaborative Project in Dallas County; 2012 took over leadership of the CPS Collaborative Project in Dallas County

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Collaborative Law Course 2010 - Breakfast with the Masters Presenter, Speaker, Breakfast with the Masters, 2010
  • Co-taught a 2 day Collaborative Law basic training for attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial professionals interested in the CPS Collaborative Project., Trainer, CPS Collaborative Project - Collaborative Law Basic Training

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Outstanding Young Lawyer - Collin County, 2009

Educational Background:

  • University of North Texas, B.A., English, Technical Writing, Psychology, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Adoption
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Collaborative Law
  • Family Law
  • Modification
  • Parentage
  • Property Division
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    Office Location for Christopher Michael Farish

    8150 North Central Expressway
    Suite 600
    Dallas, TX 75206

    Phone: 214-373-9100

     

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