Christopher Rumbold has been nominated to, and selected for inclusion by, Super Lawyers for 2020. Mr. Rumbold was previously selected for inclusion as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2011 and 2012. Thereafter, he has been included in Super Lawyers each and every year between 2013 and 2020. Super Lawyers are selected through the following process: 1) lawyers enter the candidate pool by being formally nominated; 2) the research department evaluates each lawyer in the candidate pool based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement; 3) lawyers undergo a peer evaluation by practice area, also known as the “blue ribbon review;” and 4) five percent (5%) of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
Christopher Rumbold has been nominated to, and selected for inclusion by, Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, Fort Lauderdale for 2020. Mr. Rumbold was similarly selected by Best Lawyers in 2018 and 2019. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. … For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Christopher Rumbold was recently appointed as a member of the following Florida Bar, Family Law Section Committees: Legislation; Publications and Continuing Legal Education. Additionally, he was also appointed as Chair of the Family Law Section’s Nomenclature Committee and Alimony Rapid Response Group, an Ad Hoc Committee within the Legislation Committee. The mission of the Legislation Committee is to, “propose legislation and comment on proposed legislation … provide technical assistance and information to the Legislature … and lobby on behalf of the Section in support of or in opposition to proposed legislation.” Mr. Rumbold is also a member of the Family Law Section’s Executive Council which consists of the Executive Committee Officers and 32 other members elected by the Family Law Section, whose charge, as the governing body of the Section, is “to promote the highest standards of professionalism and legal advocacy…” To learn more about the Family Law Section please visit https://www.floridabar.org/about/section/section-fl/.