Chris began the practice of law in 1996. In 2006, Chris developed an interest in trust and estate litigation, as well as guardianship and elder protection matters, and has focused on these areas since. Chris has a broad litigation background that included the representation of corporations in product liability, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. Chris’s business education and prior litigation experience formed a solid background for understanding the financial issues that can relate to estate and trust litigation. Chris also represents clients in the administration of estates and trusts. Chris has been repeatedly recognized by SuperLawyers.com as a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer in estate and trust litigation. He is an active member of the Guardianship and Elder Law Section of the King County Bar Association, a voluntary bar association, and has served in several capacities. Chris has presented on Washington’s Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act, guardianship/conservatorship issues, and on issues concerning the legal protection of elderly and vulnerable individuals. Chris received his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, and received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.