Kris grew up in Los Angeles, California and attended the University of Southern California where he graduated with majors in Philosophy and Political Science, with honors. Kris then attended Lewis and Clark Law School where he graduated with certification in Criminal Law.
Kris has worked for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office where he practiced complex civil liabilities defense. Kris has also worked for the Lewis and Clark Legal Clinic and Multnomah Courthouse. Kris currently works for Jeffrey Barrar, P.S. where he practices criminal defense and has represented hundreds of clients.