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Chris S. Tribbey

Chris S. Tribbey is an associate in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect practice group where he focuses on the representation of owners and community associations who are experiencing construction defects.

Chris’ practice has largely been focused on solving problems in the construction industry on behalf of general contractors working on infrastructure projects. He has ample experience resolving construction disputes and has participated in many dispute resolution processes.

Chris earned his JD from the University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law, where he graduated in the top 20% of his class.  During law school, Chris was elected Executive Articles Editor of Florida Law Review, appointed Chief Justice of the UF Supreme Court, and inducted into the  UF Hall of Fame (2017).

In addition to managing a rewarding legal practice, Chris is a published author and most recently published Unbundling Rights: An Overview of TDR. Chris also serves the Orlando community in many ways, both as a Guardian ad Litem on behalf of dependent children and as a board member for the Florida non-profit New Hope for Kids, which provides support to children who are grieving the death of a loved one and grants wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses.


  • J.D., 2017
    University of Florida Frederic G. Levin College of Law
    Executive Article Editor, Florida Law Review
  • B.S., Psychology, 2008
    University of Central Florida


  • Florida


  • Appointed Chief Justice of the UF Supreme Court
  • Inducted into the UF Hall of Fame (2017)


  • N. Joye and C. Tribbey, Unbundling Rights: An Overview of TDR, 88 THE BRIEFS 7 (Aug. 2020)
  • Hansell M. Pasco III & Sean M. Dillon, CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES: REPRESENTING THE CONTRACTOR § 18 (Michael T. Callahan, et al. eds., 4th ed., 2019) (significant contributions to the chapter Pricing Damages)
  • Website Accessibility Issues for Employers, NAT’L L. REV. (Feb. 25, 2019)
  • Navigating Ground Zero: Immigration in the Fallout of Mellouli and Johnson, 27 U. FLA. J. L. & PUB. POL’Y 409 (2016)
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