Christopher earned his bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from the University of California, Davis in 2016. He went on to receive his juris doctor from University of College of the Law, San Francisco (UC Hastings) in 2019. As a law student, Christopher competed on the law school's moot court team, winning best brief award and becoming a quarter-finalist in 2018 UC Davis National Asylum and Refugee Law Competition, among other honors. In law school, Christopher also served as an editor for the business law journal and as a teaching assistant for the school's legal writing and research classes. Outside of law school, Christopher worked as a law clerk at a San Francisco personal injury firm, and later at a solo practitioners office that specializes in plaintiff-side employment litigation.
After graduating, Christopher began his career as an attorney practicing employment litigation in Los Angeles, California. Before joining Yukevich | Cavanaugh, Christopher worked for a Los Angeles law firm where he primarily defended public entities against claims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. As a result of his experience, advocacy skills, and passion for understanding the unique legal issues presented in each case, Christopher has achieved several successful pre-trial judgments and settlements for his clients.
Outside of his career, Christopher's interests include basketball, running, fishing, and reading.
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor (2019)
- Hastings Moot Court Team
- 2018 UC Davis National Asylum/Refugee Law Competition, Quarter Finalist and Best Brief
- 2017 UC Hastings Snodgrass Moot Court Competition. Best Oralist Nominee
- 2017 UC Hastings First Year Law Student Moot Court Competition. Best Oralist
- Hastings Business Law Journal, Staff Editor
- C.A.L.I Award, Spring 2019 Advanced Immigration Law
- California 2019