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Chris received his Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law in 2002 and has been an active member of the Washington State Bar Association since 2003.

In 2002, Chris worked for Expeditors International where he was a Paralegal/Senior Claims Administrator. In this position he evaluated and resolved domestic and international litigation claims with insurers, carriers and other attorneys.

In 2003, Chris began his own successful law practice, where he handled personal injury, criminal defense and family law matters.

In 2012, Chris worked for a law firm in Bothell as a criminal defense attorney. In this position, Christopher negotiated daily with prosecutors and resolved many, many matters to his clients’ satisfaction.

Chris joined GLP Attorneys' Burlington office in 2013 and focuses his practice on serious motor vehicle collisions, wrongful death claims, presmises liability claim, work place accidents and other personal injury matters. Chris is skilled in all phases of case management and litigation, including courtroom procedure. He is 100% focused on client satisfaction, assuring that the people he represents are well cared for during the litigation process. 

When he is not in the office, Christopher enjoys spending time with his family.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Trucking Accident: 20%
    12 years
  2. Slip and Fall: 20%
    12 years
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
    12 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    12 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 20%
    12 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Heather D Webb

    I have supervised Chris since he joined GLP's Burlington team in 2013, and have seen first hand his compassion and commitment to his personal injury clients. Chris is a great attorney, and I endorse him without hesitation.


    Heather Webb Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • Jonathan C Yousling

    I work with Chris Brester on personal injury cases in Skagit, Whatcom and Snohomish Counties. Chris does great work and gets good results for his clients. I recommend his services without hesitation.


    Jonathan Yousling Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.

720 South Burlington Blvd
Burlington, WA, 98233


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice AwardAvvo.com2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyGLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.2013 - Present
Contract AttorneyLaw Office of Heidi Hunt2012 - 2013
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office Christopher J. Brester2003 - 2013
Paralegal/Senior Claims AdministratorExpeditors International Of Washington, Inc.2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States District Court for the Eastern District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2016 - Present
Skagit County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Whatcom County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ)Eagle Member2013 - Present
U.S. District Court, Western District of WashingtonMember2013 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Western Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1997