Christopher Hopkins – Akerman Senterfitt

222 Lakeview Ave Fourth Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401, United States

  • 561-671-3668

Practice/Organization Description

Christopher B. Hopkins has extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts throughout Florida.

His practice includes commercial, construction, probate, injury, and general civil litigation and appeals. Christopher's practice frequently involves e-discovery, e-retention, social media, hacking, cloud computing, Bitcoin regulation/licensing, computer crimes, website/app contracts, emerging technology policy drafting, and other technology-related issues, from drafting contracts and policies to litigation.

Christopher is a Florida Supreme Court certified civil circuit mediator and qualified arbitrator. He is also a frequent speaker and faculty member for continuing legal education.

* Credentials:

- AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell Trial and Appelate Lawyer

– Voted 8 Years among Florida Trend Magazine’s “Legal Elite”

- Developed 2 iPhone apps for lawyers

– Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator

- Qualified Arbitrator

- 2012, Trial Advocate Quarterly Award (interim editor; editorial board; author)

- 2010 – 2012, Chair of Technology Committee, Palm Beach County Bar Association

- Recipient, 2008 James Lawless ADR Award

- 60+ publications on arbitration, legal ethics, internet research, and other aspects of civil trial work

- host of InternetLawCommentary.com.

Bar Admissions

Florida

US Supreme Court; 5th Cir.; 11th Cir.

Florida federal courts

D.C. Circuit; Arkansas District Courts

Education

Tulane Law School (JD)

Wesley Theological Seminary (Masters)

University of Richmond (BA)

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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