After experiencing firsthand the bias and complexities of the legal system, attorney Christopher E. Podoll founded Podoll Law to provide effective legal representation to those wanting to protect their rights.

Based in Ionia, Michigan, Podoll Law offers quality legal services with a wide range of practice areas. These areas include: criminal defense, divorce, collaborative divorce, child custody, child support and paternity.

In an intimidating legal field, you can rest assured that with us, you are never alone. From being a compassionate guide throughout the process to an aggressive advocate in the courtroom, we will work diligently to help you receive one of the best possible outcomes. Feel confident knowing your case is in the right hands.

Bias has no place in the courtroom, and it has no place at Podoll Law. No matter your charges, our office prides itself on providing unbiased and aggressive legal services.

Christopher ‘The Bulldog’ Podoll

Facing his own personal challenges with a complex legal system ignited a passion in attorney Podoll to pursue an education in law and a desire to help others in a greater capacity.

Attorney Podoll decided to become an attorney after he experienced firsthand the unfair bias that parents often encounter when seeking their own rights. Without the means to hire a lawyer, he began to research and understand the complexities of the legal system as he fought for the welfare of his own daughter. 

Achieving his law degree and numerous awards, attorney Podoll began specializing in Family Law and later decided to open his own practice to better serve his clients.

In addition to great achievements in his professional career, Christopher remarried in 2016 and now enjoys spending days boating on the Lakeshore with his wife and 14-year-old son. Attorney Podoll’s daughter is now happily married and attends college in Florida. 

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Education and Experience

After serving in the Army, Christopher received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Grand Valley State University and his law degree from Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School. 

Christopher received numerous “Top Advocate” and 1st place awards while in Law School for his writing and advocacy abilities. While attending Law School full-time, Christopher served as the President of the Children’s Law Society and was a Senator for the Student Bar Association. 

Additionally, Christopher was a student representative for Themis Bar Review, and a student faculty trainer for Lexis Nexis. Christopher also worked as an extern for the Kent County Public Defender and the expungement clinic hosted by Cooley Law School. After law school, Christopher worked in Detroit as a Trial Attorney representing injured clients. 

While litigating in Detroit, Christopher developed a strong reputation as a well-tempered attorney, who zealously prepares to ensure the best possible outcome for his clients. Christopher’s unbending determination and aggressive litigation style earned him respect from his colleagues along with the nickname “Bulldog.” 

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