Christopher D. Buck

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Director

Location: Annapolis Office
Phone: 202-618-1873
Fax: 888-235-8405
Email: Contact Us

For the first 25 years of Christopher’s practice, he was with the Buck Law Group (and its predecessors) practicing business, real estate, maritime, corporate and general civil litigation. He was a partner for 18 years. In 2007, Christopher established Church Circle Title and Escrow providing residential and commercial settlement services to the community. Christopher was senior counsel at Hyatt and Weber PA concentrating in litigation, business/corporate and maritime law for 3 years.

Christopher was president of the Board of Directors for CASA of Anne Arundel County (Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children in the foster care system) for 10 years.

Christopher commingled with positions above. In addition to CASA, he served on the Board of the Annapolis Soccer Club for years and coached youth soccer for 10 years.

Christopher is the father of 3 daughters, 2 who live and work in Washington DC. He lives in Annapolis with his wife, youngest daughter, and their 4 dogs. He was born and raised in New York on Long Island and moved to Baltimore in 1989 to attend law school. He moved to Annapolis in 1992 and has been here ever since.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Litigation
  • 25% Business and Corporate
  • 20% Real Estate/Commercial and Residential/Lending/Borrowing
  • 15% Maritime

Litigation Percentage

  • 40% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 2000
  • New York, 2003

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. – 1992
  • State University of New York At Binghamton, Binghamton, New York
    • B.A. – 1988
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • North American Specialty v. Savage, 977 F.Supp.725 (D. MD. 1997)

Representative Clients

  • Herrington Harbour Marinas
  • Chesapeake Structures
  • BOAT US/GEICO MARINE Ins.
  • Engel and Volkers

Classes/Seminars

  • ABYC Training Seminar, ABYC, 2018 – Present
  • Reals Estate Agent Training, Engel and Volkers, 2018 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • Leading Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Associate Member, 2004 – 2020
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 1992 – 2020

Past Employment Positions

  • Hyatt and Weber PA, Senior Counsel, 2017 – 2020
  • Buck Law Group, Partner , 1992 – 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board President/Member AA County CASA  , 2009 – Present
  • Mock Trial Coach St. Marys HS, 2008 – 2011