Christopher B. Reinhardt








Chris is married to Lauren Shaffer Reinhardt, a local realtor and marketing manager, and together they have a blended family of two boys and two girls. When they are not running to and from sporting events, school events, band events, or other scheduled activities, the family enjoys hiking, biking, and traveling together. 

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


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


  • Adjunct Professor, Environmental Policy, Brevard College

Honors And Awards

  • Distinguished Rating - Legal Ability and Ethical Standards Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers
  • Rising Stars SuperLawyers
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Rising Star - Litigation SuperLawyers
  • BV Rated for Distinguished Legal Ethics and Professionalism Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Young Attorneys in NC - General Litigation Charlotte Magazine
  • Distinguished Alumni Award Brevard College - Alumni
  • Eagle Scout Boy Scouts of America

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 to 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Brevard College Alumni Advisory Board, Past-President
  • Brevard College Alumni Advisory Board, Member, 2004 to 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
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Avvo Rating | Superb | Top attorney Family
Avvo Rating | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney
Super Lawyers | Rising Stars
The National Trial Lawyers | Top 40 Under 40
Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence | 2024

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