Chris Christenson, is a dynamic lawyer and also a Flint native. He took an unusual path to the Courthouse and becoming President of the Genesee County Bar Association. Chris was a union carpenter when he decided to give up nails and planks for law books. He worked his way through law school as a union carpenter. Recently named a Super Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Chris has built his career around community service and activism in the legal profession. He is an expert in construction lawsuits, criminal law, real estate and trial practice. Chris was elected to serve as the Chairperson of the Michigan Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section and as a Commissioner of the State Bar of Michigan. That is the governing body of Michigan's State Bar Association. He is also a candidate for Genesee County Circuit Judge in the November 2020 election. Attorney Christenson shares some amusing stories of his life and path to becoming a lawyer. He also describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the legal system and practice of law. Chris has a remarkable life story as a home grown Flint Attorney. He shares his opinions about Flint and how the area's culture helped his success. Chris is a graduate of Flint Southwestern High School, University of Michigan-Flint and the Western Michigan's Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/chris.christenson.33Law firm's Website:https://www.cflegal.net/attorney-profiles/chris-d-christenson-iii/Mlive Judicial Announcement: https://www.mlive.com/news/flint/2018/03/chris_christenson_announces_ru.htmlInstitute for Continuing Legal Education Biography:https://www.icle.org/modules/directories/contributors/bio.aspx?Pnumber=P61009--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/radiofreeflint/message
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