Christopher B. Reinhardt

Christopher B. Reinhardt

Attorney
Location:
Asheville, North Carolina
Phone:
828-348-8053
Fax:
828-254-5166
Email:

Christopher B. "Chris" Reinhardt is a native and lifelong resident of North Carolina. He is a second-generation attorney, his father being an accomplished real estate attorney in Durham, North Carolina. Chris was admitted to practice in 2003, North Carolina and has practiced in the Asheville area since being admitted.

Community:

Chris is an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts of America, being an Eagle Scout himself. Chris is currently the Legal Counsel for Daniel Boone Council and sits on the Executive Council Committee for Daniel Boone Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Chris has been a longtime supporter of his alma mater, Brevard College, having served many years on the Brevard College Alumni Advisory Board, in which he also served as President for several years. He also taught as an Adjunct Professor of Environmental Policy at Brevard College for eight years. In 2008, Chris was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award for Brevard College. Chris and his family have been members of First Presbyterian Church of Asheville since moving here in 2003 and has worked with the Youth of the Church for many years.

Personal:

While in law school at the University of North Carolina, Chris met his late wife, Rebecca Johnston Reinhardt who grew up in Asheville and was an attorney and partner with the firm Roberts & Stevens, P.A. Rebecca lost her battle with brain cancer in early 2018. Chris and their two daughters stay active with school, church, traveling, hiking, and various extracurricular activities.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law – Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support, Marital Property Division, Alimony and Spousal Support, Pre-Martial Agreements, Domestic Violence, and all other Family / Domestic Law Matters
  • Civil Litigation – Real Property Litigation, Contract Litigation, Partnership Litigation, Estate Litigation and general civil litigation
  • Criminal Defense – Primarily Domestic Focus

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 2003

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Brevard College, Blue Ridge Mountains
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1999
    • Honors: Presidential Award of Scholarship (Valedictorian)
    • Major: Environmental Studies
    • Major: History
    • Major: Art History
    • Major: Social Science
    • Major: Geology

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Environmental Policy, Brevard College

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Rating - Legal Ability and Ethical Standards Martindale-Hubbell, 2014 - 2018
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers, 2017
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers, 2015
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers, 2011 - 2012
  • 5 YEAR RISING STAR RECIPIENT SuperLawyers, 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Rising Star - Litigation SuperLawyers, 2014
  • BV Rated for Distinguished Legal Ethics and Professionalism Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Top Young Attorneys in NC - General Litigation Charlotte Magazine, 2012
  • Distinguished Alumni Award Brevard College - Alumni, 2008
  • Eagle Scout Boy Scouts of America, 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • 28th Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • 24th Judicial District Indigent Defense, 2003 - 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Brevard College Alumni Advisory Board, Past-President
  • Brevard College Alumni Advisory Board, Member, 2004 - Present
  • Youth Faith Development Leader, First Presbyterian Church, Asheville
  • Mountain Area Volunteer Lawyer Program, Pisgah Legal Services
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
  • Legal Counsel, Daniel Boone Council
  • Executive Council Committee, Daniel Boone Council, Boy Scouts of America