Christopher Sutton

Established in 1990, the Law Office of Christopher Sutton focuses on the rights of individuals to control their own land. We work with property owners fighting to keep their land from Eminent Domain and redevelopment. Our clients include: CalTrans tenants protecting their homes from the 710 Freeway path; business owners having Eminent Domain unjustly used against them; individuals and businesses with property line disputes; homeowners who have had sewage backed up into their home; initiative referendums and recall petitions.

Christopher Sutton has been a passionate supporter of individual and property rights in California for over 30 years. His work is concentrated in the area of civil litigation of property rights-related lawsuits. Chris represents individuals, small businesses and companies who’s land is impeded upon by local government entities. Chris is quoted as the anti-redevelopment expert in the New York Times. He also appeared on NPR’s Which Way L.A., and has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, the Pasadena Star News, the San Jose Mercury, the Ventura County Star, the Riverside Press Enterprise, the Desert Sun, and the Contra Costa Times.

Born and raised in Pasadena, Chris graduated from UCLA in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He received his law degree from Southwestern Law School in 1982 and was admitted to the State Bar of California.

In 1990, he established the Law Office of Christopher Sutton with the closely held belief that no one should have their constitutional right to property infringed upon. Throughout the course of his career, Chris has taken on state and local government agencies in pursuit of that belief.