Since 1981 Chris has been continuously helping clients achieve their goals and fighting for their interests in three areas of greatest concern: families/children; businesses/livelihoods; and homes/real estate. With three decades of experience in court, he is firm in advocacy, careful in counsel, and understanding of his clients’ desire to effectively and quickly resolve conflicts.
Chris has lived in South America, Europe, Virginia, Texas, and Utah, and has worked as a bricklayer, development project analyst, professor of business law, and healthcare practice consultant. He is conversant in Spanish, and enjoys writing poetry, playing basketball, hiking, and studying history. Chris is the third in an unbroken line of four generations of lawyers.
Chris and his wife, Michelle (a retired teacher) have five grown children, four wonderful children-in-law, and twelve fabulous grandchildren.
Family Law – divorce, custody, support, parentage, and adoption
Business Litigation – partnership breakups, control battles, contract disputes, and collections
Real Estate – zoning, land use, nuisance, boundaries, foreclosures, and titles
Juris Doctor, The George Washington University Law School, 1981
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Utah State University, 1978 (Valedictorian)
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
U.S. District Court, Districts of Utah & Idaho
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas (lapsed)
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits (lapsed)