About Christopher Folk
Christopher has a somewhat wide and varied background. Christopher’s initial career spanned roughly twenty years in the High Technology industry where he specialized in software and consulting. Thereafter, Christopher moved into the Legal Arena where he has served multiple roles: Judge; Defense Attorney; Assistant District Attorney; and Court Attorney-Referee.
Christopher’s experience falls across the spectrum and includes areas such as appellate work; courtroom litigation: matrimonial, family law, civil, and criminal actions. Christopher is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, as well as the New York State Bar Association, and the New York State Magistrates Association. Christopher graduated from the Syracuse University College of Law and holds a Master’s in Computer Information Systems, as well as bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University.
Why Do I Do What I Do?
Throughout life, Christopher has been a staunch advocate of justice and the American Way. As a Marine, Christopher was able to truly understand the price of freedom and the ideals upon which the United States of America was founded. As a Judge, Christopher continued to apply these principles to adjudicate matters both fairly and impartially. As an advocate – Christopher leverages these same underpinnings to help ensure that each and every client is given the proper attention and that their situation is understood and when and where possible mitigated. Christopher’s greatest sense of accomplishment has come from service to others and maintaining and preserving clients’ rights is more than just a mantra, it is a way of life.
area of focus
• Traffic Offenses
• Criminal Defense
• Family Law
• Matrimonial Law
• License Matters
• 2nd Amendment
• Trial Litigation
• BS: Cornell University
• MSCIS: University of Phoenix
• JD: Syracuse University College of Law
• New York
HONORS & AWARDS
• Favorite Movie: The Boondock Saints
• Favorite Vacation So Far: Cross-Country Road Trip
• Proudest Moment: Becoming a parent