Associate
chatch@tatebywater.com

Chris joined the firm as an associate in January 2010. His practice is centered in civil litigation. He has represented businesses and individuals in various disputes related to real estate, business dissolution, and breaches of contract. He also assists clients in all aspects of the probate process including will contests and estate administration of both simple estates and complex trusts. Moreover, Chris oversees and manages the firm’s personal injury case load.  Beyond that he also has significant experience in education law and has represented local private schools in a litigation and advisory capacity.

Born and raised in Maine, Chris and his wife, Andrea, reside in Fairfax with their son.

Associate

  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Probate Administration
  • Education Law

Admissions

  • Virginia

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law
Juris Doctor

Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science, 2006

Achievements & Publications

  • Editor, Law Review, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • “Fourth and Short of Equality.” Volume 41, University of Connecticut Law Review

Past Employment Positions

  • Judicial Intern, Honorable Kenneth S. McHargh, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Intern, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
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