Mr. Gordon is a Certified Family Law Specialist whose practice focuses on the complex area of family law, including dissolution of marriage (divorce), pre and post marital agreements, child custody and visitation, all areas regarding support, property and business asset division, paternity and domestic violence matters. His practice also includes select matters in civil litigation.
Background and Education
Christiaan Gordon graduated from University of California, Davis, with a degree in American Studies and Film Studies. While attending U.C. Davis, Mr. Gordon studied abroad in Granada, Spain, worked as an intern for U.S. Congresswoman Jane Harman (Ret.) in Washington, D.C., and also played on the baseball team.
After his graduation, he worked at Fox Studios in its film and television music department, then worked at a talent management company and managed music artists where he decided to pursue a legal career.
Mr. Gordon attended Southwestern University as a John J. Schumacher Scholarship recipient. While studying law, Mr. Gordon worked as a law clerk for Union Bank, externed with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and an entertainment law firm.
In June 2006, Mr. Gordon was admitted to the Bar of the State of California and commenced employment with the Law Offices of Errol Jay Gordon which is now GORDON | GORDON | LAWYERS, APC. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Mr. Gordon attended the Houston Family Law Trial Institute, a nationally recognized trial advocacy program which provides advanced training and education in family law trials and litigation.
In 2016, Mr. Gordon was certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization after successfully taken and passed a speciality examination administered by the bar, demonstrated a high level of experience in the area of family law, fulfilled rigorous education requirements, and was favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his work.
Associations and Awards
Mr. Gordon served as a member on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association-Family Law Section (LACBA). He served as a member of the subcommittee regarding outreach and social media. Mr. Gordon was also an instructor for the Self Represented Litigant Trial Readiness Clinic organized by LACBA.
Currently, Mr. Gordon is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the John M. Langston Bar Association, and the Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles (CAALA).
In addition, he serves on the Board of the Chadwick School Alumni Association and is a member of the UC Davis Alumni Association.
Mr. Gordon has also been designated as a RISING STAR by SUPERLAWYERS, by the publication of the same name.