As the senior staff attorney for Californians for Legal Aid at OneJustice, Chris advocates for public policies that foster the growth of legal nonprofits and — through them — meaningful access to justice for all Californians. He also provides consulting and technical support to legal services organizations on matters of nonprofit law and management. In this way, his work bolsters California’s infrastructure for civil legal assistance at the systemic and organizational levels.

Before joining OneJustice, he served as the staff attorney for the Los Angeles HIV Law and Policy Project (“LA HLPP”) at Disability Rights Legal Center. At LA HLPP, he provided direct legal services to, and filed disability rights litigation for, low-income Californians living with HIV.

Chris is an active member of the State Bar of California. He serves on the California Young Lawyers Association board of directors and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association membership committee. Chris received his JD from UCLA School of Law and political science degree from Amherst College.

BA, Amherst College
JD, University of California, Los Angeles