Christopher J. Shenfield, Esq.



Professional Associations


Christopher (“Chris”) Shenfield is a business, real estate and civil litigation attorney and trial lawyer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 21 years’ experience handling difficult cases, Chris has a track record of winning litigation. Chris has represented individuals and businesses in numerous jury trials and handled cases throughout California in both state and federal courts.

Every day Chris dedicates himself to helping California residents. Chris represents individuals and businesses in numerous areas of litigation. Chris brings passion and perseverance to every case he takes on.

“I’ve been a lawyer for over 20 years and Chris is among the best attorneys that I have come up against. If it were my case, I would call Chris.”

(An opposing counsel)

Chris prepares each case for trial from day one. Regardless of whether he recommends settlement or that the case go to trial, Chris always acts in his clients’ best interests. Dedicated to serving individuals and businesses, Chris is an active member of the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo, Latino Professional Services, and San Mateo Professional Alliance.

Chris also maintains a blog dedicated to issues impacting individuals, businesses, those interested in legal rights, civil litigation attorneys, and those in the legal community. In addition, on his blog, Chris answers common questions that persons may have about various legal issues.

If you or a family member are facing a legal issue that needs to be resolved, contact our offices for a free consultation to discuss your case, and how we can utilize our legal experience and expertise to redress your concerns.

Pratice Areas

Education & Training


J.D., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1995
Masters in Trial Program, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016
Trial Skills, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2012

Bar Certifications

California Bar No. 184374, 1996
United States District Court for the Northern District of California, 1999
United States District Court for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1996


Hon. Martin Feldman, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

Law Professor

Universidad de las Américas, Mexico City, Mexico, 1999