Christopher J. King is a partner at Apex Legal, P.C. His areas of practice include divorce, child custody, criminal law, civil litigation and general practice. He is licensed to practice law in Wyoming and Montana.
Chris was born in Worland and spent a considerable amount of time working on his family's ranch in Ten Sleep, Wyoming while growing up. After graduating high school from Green River he enlisted as a Serbian-Croatian linguist with the U.S. Army. Upon leaving active duty he returned to Laramie to attend the University of Wyoming. Chris graduated with a BA in Psychology and a BA in International Conflict Studies along with a minor in the Honors Program and a minor in Criminal Justice. He was nominated as an Outstanding Graduate (2006) and the Honor's Convocation Speaker (2005).
While an undergraduate at the University of Wyoming Chris conducted research in the former Yugoslavia and was a member of several clubs and honor societies including Golden Key International Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Psi Chi Honor Society and the University of Wyoming Honors Program.
In May of 2009 Chris received his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law. While attending law school he competed as a member of a client counseling competition team and worked in the prosecution clinic. Chris became a partner of the firm in April of 2013.
In his free time Chris enjoys coaching soccer, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Christopher J. King has obtained several decisions / settlements of more than a million dollars. He has tried cases to juries and to the bench in multiple areas of law.
Montana Trial Lawyer College
University of Wyoming College of Law
University of Maryland European Division
Comm Elect Warfare Equipment Course
Cryptologic Linguist Course
Defense Language Institute
Monterey Peninsula College
CERTIFICATIONS / DEGREES AWARDS
JD - University of Wyoming 2009
Member of Client Counseling Competition Team 2006
BA Conflict Studies - University of Wyoming 2006
BA Psychology - University of Wyoming 2006
BA Minor in Honors Program - University of Wyoming 2006
BA Minor in Criminal Justice - University of Wyoming 2006
AA Serbian / Croatian - Monterey Peninsula College
Arts & Sciences Independent Research Grant - Actual vs Perceived Religiosity of the Serbians During the Breakup of the Former Yugoslavia
Tillman E. and Lucille W. Boyd Scholarship
Honor's Convocation Speaker Nominee - 2005
Outstanding Graduate Nominee for University of Wyoming 2005
Golden Key International Honor Society
Member of Phi Kappa Phi
Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Member of Psi Chi Honor Society
Member of University of Wyoming Honors Program
Professional Linguist Certification
Ceweoc Honor Graduate
Ceweoc Distinguished Graduate
Apprentice Cryptologic Linguist Honor Graduate
COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Board of Directors - Cloud Peak Counseling 2014 - Present
Member of Washakie County Urban System Advisory Committee 2013 - Present
Washakie County Bar Association President 2012 - Present
Member of Resolution of Fee Disputes Committee 2012 - Present
Member of Washakie County Planning & Zoning Commission 2011 - Present
Member and Soccer Commissioner of Washakie County Recreation Board 2010 - Present
President of Worland Soccer Association 2010 - Present
Youth Soccer Coach 2003 - Present
WYOMING SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Forbes v. State, 2009 WY 146, 220 P.3d 510 (Wyo. 2009).
In re KAT, 2012 WY 150, 288 P.3d 1217 (Wyo. 2012).
Windham v. Windham, 348 P.3d 836, 2015 WY 61 (Wyo. 2015).
Waterbury v. Waterbury, 388 P.3d 532, 2017 WY 11 (2017).
Acton v. Acton, 406 P.3d 1279, 2017 WY 151 (Wyo. 2017).
Greer v. Greer, 391 P.3d 1127, 2017 WY 35 (Wyo. 2017).
MONTANA SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
In the Matter of the Estate of Jennifer Boushee, DA 18-0174, 2018 MT 274 N
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