Christopher’s legal practice includes employment law, corporate governance and compliance, real estate, and civil litigation in both Federal and State Courts. Christopher also currently serves as Chairperson for the State of Utah's Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing in Medical Malpractice prelitigation hearings.
Christopher earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where he was appointed President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association, and participated in the Corporate and Commercial Law program. Christopher co-captained the university’s International Commercial Arbitration moot court team, which competed in the Willem C. Vis ICA competition in Shanghai, China, Hong Kong and Vienna. Christopher also served as Mediator for the Denver City and County courts, successfully mediating a contentious libel suit, as well as a number of FED, and other small claims disputes.
A native of Oxford, England, Christopher previously worked in the UK in risk management and systems development for both city government and the National Health Service. Christopher has also worked in the US in wholesale finance, securities and investment banking, and mortgage banking. Christopher is a Professional in Human Resources (PHR), as well as a Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Professional (GRCP), and also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management.
An eight-year veteran of the mortgage industry, Christopher held multiple positions including underwriter, operations manager, wholesale account executive, senior loan officer, and legal counsel. Christopher interned at both a national bank and a private mortgage consulting group, completing research into federal regulations and lending compliance issues, and drafting revisions to employee handbook and training materials. In addition to being a licensed attorney, Christopher maintains his loan origination licenses with both the Utah Division of Real Estate and the California Department of Business Oversight.
• Utah State Bar
• United States District Court, District of Utah
Professional Memberships and Licenses
• Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
• Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Professional (GRCP)
• Mortgage Loan Originator License, Utah Division of Real Estate
|UT||Active Attorney with Less than 3 Years||2014||08/05/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Student Leadership Award (STLA)||SBA||2012|
|Best Oralist - Moot Court||University of Denver VIS Cup||2011|
|Quarter-Finalist - Trial Advocacy||DU/CU Cup Tournament||2011|
|Best Advocate - Mock Trial||Student Trial Lawyers Association||2010|
|General Counsel||Telos Academy||2015 - Present|
|Attorney & Counselor At Law||Rogers Law Group||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Hepworth, Murray & Associates||2014 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|HR Certification Institute||PHR||2016 - Present|
|GRC Certify||GRCP||2015 - Present|
|Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG)||Member||2014 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2014 - 2015|
|University of Denver Sturm College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2013|
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Mon Apr 15 2019
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