Christopher R. vanRoden
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Location:

Bel Air, MD

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Fax:

(410) 893-2990

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Chris is a native of Baltimore and a graduate of the University of Baltimore, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.  He earned his law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law and became a member of the Maryland Bar in 1985.  He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.  Chris is a member of the American, Maryland State, Harford County, and Women’s Bar Associations.  He is currently the chair-elect for the Family and Juvenile Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and is on the executive section council for the Solo and Small Firm Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Best Interest Representation
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Marital Property Issues and Division
  • Protective Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • The Creation of Wills

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 00/1985
  • University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    • M.P.A., Master of Public Administration - 00/1982
  • University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 00/1980

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized by the Harford County Bar Foundation for pro bono representation of indigent Harford County residents in need of legal services.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association: Member
  • American Bar Association – Family Law Section: Member
  • Harford County Bar Association: Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association: Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association – Family Law Section: Chair-Elect
  • Maryland State Bar Association – Solo and Small Firm Section: Member
  • Women’s Bar Association – Maryland and Harford Chapters: Member
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