Chris Lombardo has over three decades of experience practicing law in the state of Florida. Chris serves clients in marital and family law litigation matters in Collier County. He also provides legal services in civil litigation, commercial litigation, contracts, appellate practice, securities, and personal injury. Chris received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University.

Chis is a Certified Financial Litigator (CFL™) and Founding Member of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators (AACFL). A Founding Member is an individual who been recognized by the AACFL as a leader in their mission of enhancing the family law community through advanced financial education.

In addition to his legal practice, Chris has served on the Board of Fire Commissioners of the North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District since 1999 and is the current Chairman. He is on the Board of Directors of Shy Wolf Sanctuary and Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples.


    • Represents clients in marital and family laws matters through all aspects of a case, including negotiation, mediation, litigation and appeal of such issues as divorce, paternity, child support, financial support issues and relocation
    • Drafts and defends prenuptial, post-nuptial and marital settlement agreements
    • Negotiates and litigates alimony, child custody and child support matters
    • Represents clients in enforcement and modification of agreements
    • Personal Injury
    • Commercial and Civil Litigation
    • FINRA arbitrations
    • Appeals
    • City of Naples v. Int’l Charter Servs., Inc., 2016 WL 2609814 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016) (per curiam)
    • Zepeda v. Zepeda, 32 So. 3d 679 (Fla. 2d DCA 2010) More
    • Cecemski v. Cecemski, 954 So. 2d 1227 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007) More
    • Baron v. Baron, 941 So. 2d 1233 (Fla. 2d DCA 2006) More
    • Certified Financial Litigator (CFL™), Founding Member, American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators (AACFL)
      • A Founding Member is an individual who been recognized by the AACFL as a leader in their mission of enhancing the family law community through advanced financial education. These individuals have been carefully selected by local Advisory Board members due to their exemplary reputation, integrity and dedication to being leaders in the education of the financial aspects of divorce.
    • Florida State University, Juris Doctorate, 1983
      • Law Review, 1981 – 1983
    • University of Central Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude, 1980
    • Florida, 1983
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
    • Honored in Top Lawyers, Family Law, Naples Illustrated, 2019 – 2021
    • Honored in Top Lawyers, Appellate Practice, Naples Illustrated, 2021
    • Selected to Florida Super Lawyers®, Top Rated in Family Law, Appellate, General Litigation, 2015 – 2021
    • Selected to Best Divorce Lawyers in Naples, by Expertise, 2020
    • Alumni of Distinction, University of Central Florida, 2019
    • Collier County Bar Association
      • Family Law Section
    • The Florida Bar
      • Family Law Section, Committee on Rules of Procedure
      • Appellate Practice Section
      • Trial Lawyers Section
      • Chairman, The Florida Bar Annual Meeting and 50th Anniversary, 1997
      • Former Member, Board of Governors
      • Former Member, Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division
    • American Bar Association
    • The Florida Justice Association (FJA), formerly the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers (AFTL)
    • Founding Member, The American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators
    • Dean Advisory Board, University of Central Florida College of Science
    • Former City Attorney, Everglades City, 1985 – 2005
    • Board of Directors, Shy Wolf Sanctuary, 2021 – present
    • Board of Directors, Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon!)
    • Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America, 2000 – present
    • Chairman, Board of Commissioners, North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District, 1998 – Present
    • President, Friends of the Collier County Museum, 1989 – 1997
    • Chairman, 50th Anniversary Celebration of Everglades National Park, 1997
    • Former Chairman, Scouting for Collier County

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