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B.A Poli Sci/Econ, San Diego State University, 1984

J.D, Cal Western School of Law, 1987



Cal. Bar Number:  #135016

CA Real Estate Broker: #01879733



Member of Ancient Aztecs Rugby Club

Youth Rugby Coach (Encinitas Coastal  Dragons)

Volunteer and Treasurer for Children's PKU NetWork

Married to wife, Rhonda, for 30+ years with 3 sons, CJ, Casey, and Brady Connolly. 


Christopher J. Connolly, Esq.

Christopher J. Connolly, Esq. is a second generation attorney, (son of Hugh F. Connolly, Esq*.), and has been an advocate involved in simple and complex matters in jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and mediations for over 30 years. 

Mr. Connolly worked with an "AV” rated insurance defense firm (Martindale-Hubblle Peer Review Rating Agency**.) After becoming a partner with the law firm of Swift & Connolly, Mr. Connolly served as a partner at one of San Diego's oldest law firms, Peterson & Price, APC. (another "AV" law firm.)

With over 30 years of practicing law, Christopher J. Connolly, Esq. maintains an "AV” Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubblle and has been repeatedly selected as one of San Diego Magazines “Top Lawyers.”

Mr. Connolly is admitted to practice law in the State of California, (State Bar License # 135016), and is admitted to practice law in the Southern, Eastern and Central District Courts of California. Mr. Connolly has also served as a Settlement Judge Pro-Tem for the San Diego Superior Court.

As a Real Estate Broker, (BRE License #01879733), Mr. Connolly has represented individuals and entities in the Purchase, Sale and Leasing of Residential and Commercial Real Estate. Mr. Connolly has over 20 years experience in the purchase, sale, leasing and managing both Commercial and Residential Real Estate.


*  Hugh F. Connolly, Esq. practiced law for over 50 years in California. Mr. Connolly served on the California Association of Realtors and was General Counsel for the San Mateo County Board of Realtors. Chris Connolly had the honor of practicing law with his father, until his passing in 2010.   
**Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, have recognized lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than a century.