About Attorney Schmitt

Christopher A. Schmitt is a Family Law attorney and lifelong resident of Wooster and Wayne County, Ohio.

He has been practicing in Wooster continually since 1994. Since 2001, Christopher has limited his practice exclusively to Family Law matters. As a result, he has extensive experience in the areas of Divorce, Dissolution of Marriage, Antenuptial (Prenuptial Agreements), Parental Rights and Responsibilities, Grandparent Rights, Establishing Parentage, Contempt of Court, Juvenile Law, Adoption and Appeals.

Christopher was admitted to the Ohio State Bar in 1994. He is a 1987 graduate of Wooster High School. He completed his undergraduate work at Otterbein College (now known as Otterbein University) in 1991 and then graduated and received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Capital University Law School in 1994. Upon returning to Wooster in 1994, Christopher gained valuable experience as both a Wayne County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and Civil Counsel for the Wayne County Children Service Board. Christopher has represented clients throughout Ohio, including cases in Wayne, Holmes, Ashland, Medina, Summit, Cuyahoga, Knox, Tuscarawas, Franklin, and Stark counties. 

Christopher resides in Wooster with his wonderful wife and their two beautiful daughters. 

Attorney Schmitt’s Professional & Community Involvement:

  • Member, Wayne County Bar Association, 1994 to Present;

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association, 1994 to Present;

  • Member, American Bar Association; 1994 to Present;

  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2000 to Present; 

  • Commissioner, Wayne County Public Defender’s Office, 2000 to Present; 

  • Acting Judge, Wayne County Municipal Court, 2008 to 2012; 

  • Chairman, Wayne County Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee, 2014; 

  • Member, Wayne County Bar Association Certified Grievance Committee, 2006 to 2013; 

  • Member, Wayne County Bar Association Admissions Committee, 2015 to Present; 

  • Chairman, Wayne County Bar Association Juvenile Court Committee, 2013

  • Member, Wayne County Bar Association Juvenile Court Committee, 2012;

  • Member, Wayne County Bar Association Domestic Relations Committee, 2000 to Present;

  • Trustee, The Village Network, 2008 to 2012;  

  • President, Wooster Soccer Association, 2013 to 2015; 

  • Immediate Past President, Wooster Soccer Association, 2015 to Present; 

  • Travel Soccer Coach, Wooster Edge Soccer Club, 2009 to 2015.