Christopher S. Harris represents individuals in all of the current practice areas handled by the firm. Having personally dealt with family law issues while serving in the United States Marine Corps and in college, Christopher felt the calling of the law and committed himself to the practice of it. After graduating Sandy Creek High School in Tyrone, Georgia, he served on active duty as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps and received an honorable discharge before attending college. Christopher attended The University of West Georgia before taking leave to work for Delta Airlines and ultimately transferred and received his Bachelors degree in Economics from Emory University in 2004. Christopher then earned his juris doctorate at The University of Michigan Law School and has been in practice since 2007.
Christopher has successfully tried felony and misdemeanor criminal cases involving a wide variety of charges, including murder, arson, burglary, robbery, aggravated assault, kidnapping, racketeering, child pornography, drug trafficking, human trafficking, rape, aggravated child molestation, juvenile charges, and D.U.I., among others. Having grown up around the law and by having his own life affected by it, Christopher genuinely understands the importance of your case to you.
In addition to criminal defense representation, Christopher represents clients in areas of family law to include divorce, alimony, custody, child support, legitimation, temporary protective orders, and juvenile law.
He also handles personal injury claims and litigation, drafts wills, and offer general legal counsel.
Christopher lives in Atlanta with his family. He is a rabid Michigan Wolverines fan.
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2007||11/19/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Trial Practice Insitute||National Criminal Defense College||2008|
|Managing Partner||Harris & Harris, LLC||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2007 - Present|
|University of Michigan Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Emory University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
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