Chris served as a Peoria County Assistant State Attorney for three years prior to joining the firm of Bush, Neiner & Associates, P.C. Working as a prosecutor, Chris gained valuable experience working in all the criminal division handling a wide variety of case from traffic citations to major felonies including jury trials. Chris eventually was promoted to head of the DUI/Major traffic division.
Chris attended St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. Prior to going to law school, Chris worked for Weaver Angus Farm and Brewers Distributing Company. Chris attended Florida Coastal Law School in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school Chris was an intern for the Public Defender Office 4th Judicial Circuit of Florida.