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Christopher W. Cook, Esquire

He provides his clients with quality legal representation and is dedicated to advocating for the rights and best interests of his clients. He keeps his clients informed of the process and proceedings, as he knows that litigation can be very emotional for all parties involved. 

  Christopher W. Cook is a co-founder of a prior law firm and founder of The Torchlight Law Firm. Chris is a native South Floridian. He attended grade school in Palm Beach County during his formative years. He went on to serve his country as a member of the US Army on active duty for ten years. He was deployed worldwide in both combat arms and combat support units. While in the Army, Chris attended the University of Maryland and Pierce College in Tacoma, Washington. He returned to South Florida where he completed his undergraduate education at Palm Beach Community College and Florida Atlantic University, both with academic honors. He later went on to receive his doctorate in law at Nova Southeastern University. He is a retired sheriff's office watch commander with 24 years of experience in both corrections and law enforcement in the State of Florida. He is the author of the book, Police Promotion Preparation which helps police, fire, and corrections officers prepare for career advancement. He has also penned the acclaimed book on leadership "The Philospohy of Competent Leadership." He has successfully represented clients in landlord/tenant, foreclosure, divorce, alimony, child support, time-sharing, premarital agreements, employment/labor, construction law, criminal, traffic, and contract disputes. He is admitted to the Florida Bar Association to practice law throughout the state of Florida. He is also a member in good standing with The United States District Court Southern District of Florida and admitted and qualified as an attorney.  He is also a current or former member of the following organizations:                                 


-Palm Beach County Bar Association

-Broward County Bar Association

-Dade County Bar Association 

-American Bar Association

-Nova Law Alumni Association

-Big Brothers Big Sisters