- Arizona, 2007
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
- Arizona State Bar Association
Christopher Ingle, Esq.
Christopher B. Ingle earned his law degree in 2007 from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, where he was an editor of the Arizona Law Review and completed an externship with the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division II. Mr. Ingle also holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University, where he was a member of the Barrett Honors College.
During his legal career, Mr. Ingle has represented a diverse array of clients, ranging from individuals and small business to multinational corporations and government entities. His practice focuses on intellectual property, litigation, commercial transactions, social media, and new technology. He is admitted to practice in the Arizona Supreme Court and all lower courts, Arizona District Court, Arizona Bankruptcy Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. At a prior law firm, Mr. Ingle served as chair of the Intellectual Property practice group, and before that he had also chaired a Cyberlaw practice group. In 2018 Arizona Business Journal selected him as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Arizona, and in 2017 Thomson Reuters selected him to receive Super Lawyer and Rising Star status.
Prior to law school, Mr. Ingle worked as an investigator for Child Protective Services. His unit specialized in methamphetamine lab busts, shaken baby cases, high-profile incidents. He completed training on investigation techniques, physical abuse, forensic interviewing, serial killer investigations, gang sign recognition and identification, HAZMAT site safety, and drug identification and testing. On several occasions Mr. Ingle qualified as an expert witness and testified in court.
Mr. Ingle has appeared on televised news programs several times, including “Waymo’s self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans” (CNBC, 2019), “Cyberattacks on the Rise in Arizona” (KPNX News Channel 12, 2016), and “Your Facebook Account can be Used in Court” (CBS News Channel 5, 2015), and has also been featured in print by the New York Daily News (“Legal social media ‘prenups’ can quash embarrassing posts,” 2015), and The Arizona Republic (“Internet opens door to free speech that can get expensive,” 2014). He has been a keynote speaker for the Thurgood Marshall Inn of Court, the Scottsdale Bar Association, and the Maricopa County Bar Association, and has also taught numerous continuing legal education (CLE) courses, such as “Balancing Free Speech against Disinformation: Discussing the DOJ’s Recommended Reforms to Section 230 (2020); Trademark Law Fundamentals (2018); Overview of Online Defamation (2016); Intellectual Property and the Cannabis Industry (2015); Fundamentals of Online Defamation Litigation, (2014); and Cyberlaw: Online Defamation and How to Get Negative Information Off the Internet (2014). He is the author of “Superhero Showdown at USPTO,” which The Record Reporter printed in 2015.
In his free time, Mr. Ingle is on the Executive Committee of Greater Phoenix Mensa, where he has served as both Parliamentarian and Treasurer, and he volunteers at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, a no-kill animal shelter in Tempe. His interests include jogging, racquetball, theoretical physics, invention, reading, and board games.
- University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law
- Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude Arizona State University, Barrett Honors College