Chris received his J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. While in law school, Chris was a Co-Executive Director of the Prison Legal Assistance Project, a student attorney with the Criminal Justice Institute, and a Team Leader in Harvard Defenders. He spent his 1L summer at Innocence Project New Orleans and his 2L summer with The Bronx Defenders. Prior to law school, Chris served as an AmeriCorps member at Boys Hope Girls Hope of Greater New Orleans. Chris received a B.A. from the University of Michigan.