Chris graduated from University of Kansas School of Law in 1990. Admitted to the Bar in Kansas in 1990 and Missouri in 1991. Chris has been in private practice defending employers in Workers compensation actions in Kansas and Missouri since 1990. He has successfully argued cases before the Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission and the Kansas Workers Compensation Board, as well as the Missouri and Kansas Courts of Appeal. Chris has authored and been a speaker at numerous presentations on workers compensation law and co-wrote Chapter 8 in the MOBARCLE Workers Compensation Desk Book. Chris is a former career Firefighter-Paramedic, and still continues to serve as a volunteer Firefighter in his community.