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At Drivers Defense Counsel, we are dedicated to protecting the rights of good people who have been wrongfully injured or wrongfully accused. We believe in second chances, and you’re in good hands if you choose our firm as your legal counsel. We’ve been featured in media outlets such as…


Chris holds bachelors’ degrees in Criminal Justice and Political Science as well as an associates’
degree in Law Enforcement from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.  He obtained his Juris
Doctor (JD) from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Chris has a unique background and expertise in many aspects of insurance claims and risk
management from over a decade in the industry.  His experience has included working for
carriers, third party administrators, and managing general agencies as well as an independent
insurance defense investigation firm.  Chris has extensive knowledge gained from handling
thousands of claims in multiple states and jurisdictions in many lines of coverage including, but
not limited to:  commercial and personal auto, general liability, public entities, commercial and
personal property, inland marine, and workers compensation.  He has also drafted legislation
pending the in Missouri Legislature regarding workers’ compensation. 
Chris also served in law enforcement for seven years prior to moving into claims, where he
investigated thousands of accidents and incidents as a patrolman, detective, SWAT Team
Member, field supervisor, field training officer and statistician.  He was previously certified as a
Senior Blood Alcohol Testing Operator by the Arkansas Department of Health.  His experience in
police work includes numerous arrests, blood alcohol content and field sobriety tests and DWI
trials.  Chris has participated in hundreds of investigations and trials for criminal offenses.
We are pleased to have Chris as a part of our team to fight for our clients as he brings a wealth of
experience in both insurance claims litigation and law enforcement experience with him.
In his personal time Chris enjoys volunteering with several local charities and spending time with
his wife and five children.