Christian is a dedicated litigator, handling a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. His criminal defense practice includes representation of individuals accused of violating state and federal laws ranging from juvenile and student matters, domestic incidents, motor vehicle offenses, and controlled substance violations, to assault, embezzlement, trafficking, computer crimes, firearms offenses, and homicide. In matters of personal injury, Christian represents individuals who have suffered injury and loss caused by another’s careless, reckless, or, criminal acts, including motorcycle and motor vehicle accidents, premises defects, negligent supervision, and hazardous conditions. Christian has also represented individuals and corporations in commercial, contract, and complex litigation. In addition, he represents individuals in administrative hearings with the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Active in his community, Christian has served two terms on the Ansonia/Milford Grievance Panel (2007-2013). He is currently serving on the Town of Orange Board of Education where he chairs the Buildings and Grounds/Safety and Security Committee and co-chairs the Board’s Policy Committee.

Prior to joining Cohen and Wolf, Christian was a partner in the Law Offices of Young and Riccio.



Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. 1998

Calvin College, B.A., 1995


  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America®, Criminal Defense - General Practice, 2024

Connecticut Super Lawyers®, Criminal Defense, 2014-2023

Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Top 100 New England Super Lawyers", 2017, 2018

Connecticut Super Lawyers® "Top 50 Connecticut Super Lawyers", 2017, 2018, 2020

Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating

Moffly Media's "Top Lawyers in Fairfield County", Criminal Defense, 2021

Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, "Outstanding Contribution to Criminal Defense", 2017


Speaking Engagements

Professional Affiliations

Connecticut Bar Association

Fairfield County Bar Association

Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

Ansonia/Milford Grievance Panel, 2007-2013

Town of Orange Board of Education
     •  Buildings and Grounds/Safety and Security Committee, Chair
     •  Policy Committee, Co-Chair

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