Mr. Ford is diligent about seeking justice for those needing representation, and is particularly proud of his representation of working class families.
CHICAGO, IL, September 15, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Christopher Patrick Ford with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Ford celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Ford, of the Law Office of Christopher Patrick Ford since 1986, leads the industry as a trial lawyer, representing clients in matters of personal injury and medical malpractice in the heart of Chicago, where he was born and raised. Responsible for recovering millions of dollars for clients and their families over the years, his extensive background has included working throughout the state, prosecuting individuals and companies from all types of injuries such as automobile, medical malpractice, product liability, workplace injuries, premises liabilities, and child sexual assault and molestation cases. Besides representing his clients, he has authored numerous articles in professional law journals covering an array of topics in his area of expertise.
Prior to establishing his own practice, Mr. Ford worked for two well-known, prominent law firms in the area: Hofeld & Schaffner, a personal injury firm, between 1982 and 1986, and Conklin & Adler, a firm that specializes in aviation defense, between 1981 and 1982.
Garnering a solid reputation for his hard work, integrity and determination, Mr. Ford is diligent about seeking justice for those needing representation, and is particularly proud of his representation of working class families.
Supporting his community, Mr. Ford is active with the Hammond Education Foundation, where he is a member of an advisory committee and has provided support for a program to help prevent student drop out. Located in the Hammond, Indiana, the nonprofit organization raises money to support scholarships, grants, and a variety of learning experiences and opportunities for Hammond students.
An alumnus of Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Mr. Ford received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and anthropology in 1978, as well as a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Emory University in 1981. He has been admitted to the Illinois Bar Association. Backed by several professional organizations, Mr. Ford enjoys membership with the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and is also a sustaining member of the Chicago Bar Association.
In 2014, Mr. Ford was named Chicago Litigation Lawyer of the Year by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. An AV-Rated Attorney through Martindale-Hubbell since 1992, he is also a celebrated Marquis listee who has been cited in the 10th edition of Who's Who in American Law.
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