Christopher Rumbold

Law Office of Christopher W. Rumbold, PLLC

Profile

Christopher is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law (2022), a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2024) and the Chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar. He zealously advocates for his clients in court, and he promotes the benefits of simultaneously seeking amicable resolutions. He regularly practices in South Florida. Christopher resides in South Florida with his husband, Danial, and their three dogs.

Education

University of Florida (1998-2002) J.D.

Admitted to Practice

2002

Legal Organizations

  • • Florida Bar, Family Law Section Chair (2024-25)• Executive Council – Member (2013-21).• Legislation Committee Member (2011-22)
  • Legislation Committee Co-Chair (2015-16)
  • Sponsorship Committee Chair (2023-24)
  • Long Range Planning Chair (2023-24)
  • Alimony Rapid Response Group Chair (2020-21)
  • Nomenclature Committee Chair (2017-20)
  • General Magistrate & Hearing Office Committee Member (2010-18)
  • Committee Co-Chair (2014)
  • Committee Chair (2017-18)
  • Membership Committee Member (2017-18)
  • Publications Committee Member (2017-20)
  • Rules & Forms Committee (2018-2019)
  • CLE Committee Member (2019-2020)
  • and Ad Hoc Lobbyist Committee (2019-2020).• -Rising Star” Award Recipient (2011-12)
  • -Outstanding Service” Award Recipient (2012, 2014, 2018, 2021)
  • Chair’s -Special Recognition” Award Recipient (2015).• Testified on behalf of the Family Law Section in Tallahassee before House and Senate Committees on pending legislation (2011-2015) – 20+ times.

CLE Presentations

  • • -Cohabitation Agreements: Creating Contractual Relationships Outside of a Marriage”, Florida Bar, Family Law Section CLE (April, 2020)• -Family Law Financial Issues – Potpourri”, Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (April, 2019)• -Bringing in 2017 with a Bang: Legislative, Decisional and Rule Based Revelations [You Must Know to Remain Practical, Proficient, Perceptive and Persuasive Practitioners],” Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2017). • -Alimony: Chock Full-O’-Nuts,” Broward County Bar Association, Nuts and Bolts, (November, 2016).• -Achieving Equity – The Collaborative Process and Marital Equality,” Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals – Orlando Chapter (August, 2016). • Co-Presenter, -2016 Family Law Section Legislative Update,” Florida Bar, Family Law Section CLE (May, 2016).• Co-Presenter, -Post-Obergefell: Parentage Issues for Same Sex Couples,” Florida Bar, Family Law Section CLE (March, 2016).• Co-Presenter -Changing Landscape in Family Law” Broward County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Convention (October, 2015). • -Massive Recall and Model Redesign” Florida Bar, Family Law Section (September, 2015). • Co-Presenter -Post-Tenebrus Lux”, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Annual Seminar, Florida Chapter (May, 2015). • -The Evolution of Gay Marriage in Florida,” Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2015). • -Deposition Strategies from Preparation to Execution,” (CLE No.1787R), Florida Bar, Family Law Section (October, 2014). • -Shacking Up is Fun to Do: Drafting Cohabitation and Partnership Agreements,” (CLE No.1612R), Florida Bar, Family Law Section (August, 2013). • -Gay and Lesbian Family Law Issues,” Broward County Bar Association, Raising the Bar (May, 2011).

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