For nearly 20 years, Chris has successfully litigated serious accident cases throughout the region. He relentlessly advocates for victims of all walks of life. Before Goldblatt Singer, he worked for a number of insurance companies and saw how unfairly they treated injury victims. With extensive trial experience in both defense and plaintiff work, he has expertise across the entire spectrum of personal injury law including truck and auto accidents, industrial accidents, premises liability, products liability, nursing home malpractice and workers' compensation. He has partnered and helped his clients in everything from small to serious million dollar injury cases.
Chris is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble. The AV/Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous peer review rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource, Martindale-Hubble. This is the highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards. He is a National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyer, a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the American Association for Justice and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is licensed in Missouri, Illinois and in Federal Courts.
Chris was born in Mexico City, Mexico and moved to the United States in 1977. He is fluent in Spanish. After attending Chaminade College preparatory in St. Louis, he completed his undergraduate degree at Creighton University. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Law in 1996. While in law school, he served as a Faculty Fellow and also clerked for the Honorable Clifford J. Proud, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1998||11/22/2016|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1997||08/08/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Attorney||Goldblatt Singer||2005 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2007 - Present|
|Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys||Member||2006 - Present|
|Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis||Member||2006 - Present|
|Insurance Litigation Reporter||Effects of Tort Reform on Personal Injury Claims||2005|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|Liberty Mutual in house seminar||2005 Tort Reform Effects on Personal Injury Litigation||2005|