Why I love being a lawyer: The practice of law allows me to read, write, think and talk about crucial, obscure and riveting issues that I would otherwise never have the opportunity to encounter on a daily basis.
Chris’s legal practice focuses on commercial litigation, civil rights litigation, estate planning and representing plaintiffs in complex personal injury lawsuits.
Prior to joining Fisher Hudson Shallat, Chris was an associate attorney at Moore & Elia, LLP in Boise where his practice focused on insurance defense, governmental liability, civil rights, premises liability, aviation, automobile and trucking liability, general negligence, personal injury and wrongful death. Prior to practicing law, Chris lived in San Francisco where he worked as a recruiter for a venture-backed recruiting company and he also worked as a paralegal at the law firm Millar & Associates, APLC. During law school, Chris completed a semester-in-practice in St. Luke’s Health System’s legal department.
Chris is a fourth generation Idahoan. He graduated from Timberline High School where he was a 2003 NSCAA Adidas All-American soccer player, and then he went on to play all four years on Wesleyan University’s soccer team. Chris continues to play league soccer and also enjoys snow skiing and fly fishing.
• J.D., University of Idaho
• B.A., Political Science, Wesleyan University
• Idaho State Courts
• U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
Professional Associations & Memberships:
• Idaho State Bar (ISB)
• Idaho State Bar, Young Lawyers section
• Federal Bar Association (FBA)
• Idaho Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)