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Christopher Doak


Christopher Doak


Chris is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an active member of both the Syracuse Law Review and the school’s Moot Court Honor Society. In one national trial competition, his team placed third out of thirty-four teams from around the United States. Chris also received three CALI awards – awarded for having the highest grade – in three classes: Legal Writing, Trial Practice, and Arbitration Practice in the United States.

Chris worked six jobs while in law school, including for a Federal District Court judge, a U.S. Attorney’s Office, and two Syracuse Law School professors.

At Smith Sovik, Chris focuses his practice on several areas of litigation, including products liability, personal injury, professional malpractice, construction accidents, and more.


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021
  • Hobart College, B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, 2018


  • Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of Colorado


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association