John T. Christiansen

John T. Christiansen
Board Member

John T. Christiansen, Esq. was born and raised in Miami, Florida, and came to Palm Beach County as a young man.

Mr. Christiansen has four adult children and two grandchildren. He is happily married to his wife, Joann, who has two children. John and Joann enjoy visiting her children where they live, in Hawaii and Boston.

Following his graduation from Vanderbilt University in 1966, John attended law school at the University of Florida and passed the Florida Bar in 1969. Mr. Christiansen has practiced law in South Florida for more than fifty years, most of that time as the principal of his own practice. He has been featured in many publications, directories and articles highlighting his work in the field and in the practice of law.

John has been involved with Place of Hope and a Board Member of the organization since its inception. Over the years he has admired and been inspired by Charles Bender, his team, and the work they do.

John has also been involved with Christ Fellowship Church for years, hosting many fundraisers and events at his West Jupiter ranch. John owned his ranch for more than forty years, where he enjoyed mowing grass and caring for many animals. He now resides in Palm Beach Gardens with Joann and enjoys feeding the many types of birds that come to his door.