Christopher L. Pitet

 

Direct Line: (949) 502-7760
Facsimile: (949) 502-7762
Email: cpitet@apjuris.com

Christopher L. Pitet is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer. Over the course of his career, Mr. Pitet has litigated and tried a wide range of significant civil matters for corporate and individual clients. Mr. Pitet also has the distinction of being Orange County’s first Reserve Deputy District Attorney, where he prosecuted criminal matters at the special request of the District Attorney. In addition to his busy trial practice, Mr. Pitet regularly handles appellate matters, with several of his cases resulting in published opinions.

Prior to co-founding Adkisson Pitet, Mr. Pitet practiced law with an international law firm. He graduated cum laude from Loyola Law School, where he served as Senior Production Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California.

Mr. Pitet has several publications to his credit. He is the author of The Problem with “Money Now, Terms Later“: ProCD, Inc. v. Zeidenberg and the enforceability of “Shrinkwrap” Software Licenses, 31 31 LOY. L.A. L. REV. 325 (1997). He is also the author of Through the Motions: Effective Defenses to Dispose of an Appeal, Los Angeles Daily Journal (June 2, 1999). Finally, Mr. Pitet contributed to the FEDERAL APPELLATE PRACTICE GUIDE – NINTH CIRCUIT (Lawyers Co-op 1997).

Mr. Pitet has frequently been selected as a “Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine. Only 2.5% of attorneys in California who are 40 years of age or younger are named Rising Stars.

Mr. Pitet is also active in the community. He served on the Board of Directors of Laura’s House, a non-profit entity dedicated to ending domestic violence in Orange County. He formerly was a member of Irvine Valley College Foundation’s Board of Governors, where he served as Chairman. In addition, Mr. Pitet dedicates a substantial amount of his professional time to worthy pro bono cases for clients who cannot afford an attorney. 

Areas of Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • Writs & Appeals
  • Insurance Coverage
    • Bar Admissions
    • State of California
    • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Central District of California
    • Southern District of California
      • Education
      • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1998
      • University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Political Science, 1992

      • Associations
      • California Bar Association
      • Orange County Bar Association