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Christopher S. Hall


7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

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Juris Doctor, 1999 (with distinction)
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Bachelor of Science, Finance and Business Administration, 1996
California State University, Fresno


Mr. Christopher S. Hall is a partner with McCormick Barstow LLP, where his practice focuses on Complex Civil Litigation, including the areas of estate and trust disputes, eminent domain proceedings, land use/California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), agriculture/crop loss, unfair competition, securities fraud, California Public Records Act, partnership disputes, and contract disputes. He has represented clients at the administrative, trial and appellate court levels. He also has experience in both traditional and administrative mandamus proceedings.

Honors and Awards

Mr. Hall is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Hall is a member of the Order of the Coif and the Traynor Honor Society.  He is the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Contracts and Negotiations and Settlements.  Mr. Hall was selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list (2013-2016) for his primary practice area of Eminent Domain.


Concentrating in Commercial Business Litigation, Land Use and Environmental Law, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Real Property Disputes, and Trusts and Estates Litigation.

Professional Associations

Mr. Hall is a member of the State Bar of California (Real Property Law, Litigation and Unfair Competition subsections), Fresno County Bar Association, and San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL).

Community Involvement

Mr. Hall serves on the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central California.

Reported Cases

California State University, Fresno Assoc., Inc. v. Superior Court, (5th Dist. 2001) 90 Cal.App.4th 810 [108 Cal. Rptr.2d 870] Newspaper's challenge under the California Public Records Act held invalid.

Christopher  S. Hall
Christopher  S. Hall