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About the Houk Law Firm

The Houk Law Firm was started in August of 2019 by Christopher Houk. The Firm serves Employees, Executives, and Employers with Advice and Litigation Support. The firm philosophy of practicing law is to change the world one case at a time. The Firm believes that aiming to deliver just results in every case builds a better society. The goal is to provide excellent representation as efficiently as possible.

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Chris's History

2019

Started Houk Law Firm

2019-Present

American Bar Association, Outreach to Law Students Employee Co-Chair

2019-2001

Gillespie, Shields, Goldfarb, Taylor & Houk, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Partner. Chair, Employment Practice Group. 2019.
  • Attorney. Chair, Employment Practice Group. 2015 to 2019.
  • Attorney. 2001-2005

2018-Present

Arizona Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member, Treasurer

2018-Present

2018 Member, Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Finance Council

2016-Present

Treasurer, Arizona Employment Lawyers Association

2016-Present

National Employment Lawyers Association, Ethics and Sanctions Committee

2016

Charles R. Campbell Outstanding Alumnus, Black Board of Directors Project

2009-2015

Trial Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

2016-Present

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

2005-2009

Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Office of Arizona Attorney General

2000-2001

Judicial Law Clerk, Honorable Jack B. Kirsten, Superior Court, New Jersey 

Meet Our Team

Chris Houk
Chris HoukAttorney
Marina Kovačević
Marina KovačevićIn-House Counsel
Tanika Sherman
Tanika ShermanParalegal
Isa Ramirez
Isa RamirezLegal Assistant
Nicole Houk
Nicole HoukAccounting

What Our Clients Say

Why Choose Chris?

Open Communication

Chris always focuses on his clients and their needs. Profit is never a factor in his decision making. Chris builds genuine relationships with his clients which ultimately makes him a more successful litigator.

Passion

Chris has spent his entire career focusing on these issues and his passion can be seen in his relentless work-ethic. Watching Chris when he is absolutely locked-in and focused on the task at-hand can be awe-inspiring and the hard work has clearly paid off.

Experienced

Chris is able to serve as counsel to both employees and employers showing his versatility as a lawyer. Chris is constantly looking for a competitive advantage and is able to anticipate developments in cases and situations before they happen.

Our Latest News

Legal News
Employers and employees alike are obligated to preserve records related to an employee's employment when they reasonably anticipate litigation. This includes physical documents as well as electronically stored information (ESI). ESI includes things l...
Legal News
1. Anytime my employer subjects me to a hostile work environment, I'm being treated illegally by my company. The law does make illegal every hostile work environment. The law requires the hostile work environment to be based on a protected trait (e.g...
Firm News
In August 2022, we at the Houk Law Firm celebrated our third anniversary as a firm! The firm has grown in the last year. In October 2021, Tanika Sherman joined our firm as a paralegal after a long career in civil litigation, criminal law, and persona...

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1050 East Southern Ave., Suite A-3
Tempe, AZ 85282

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Houk Law Firm

The information provided is informational only, does not constitute legal advice, and will not create an attorney-client or attorney-prospective client relationship. Christopher R. Houk is licensed to practice law in Arizona. © 2020

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4645 South Lakeshore Drive
Suite 13
Tempe, AZ 85282
Phone: 480-569-2377
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