Christopher Rosario

Christopher Rosario


With a strong blend of skill and care, Chris represents clients in litigation matters.

Before joining McManis Faulkner, Chris clerked for a general practice law firm, handling client intake and drafting motions pertaining to bankruptcy, probate, and real estate matters. He also clerked for a personal injury firm and a business litigation firm during law school. His diverse skillset allows him to deliver results beyond his clients’ expectations.

His experience studying communication in Europe contributes to Chris’s broad understanding of people and diverse environments.

“Courage is the most important of the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently….”  Maya Angelou

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  • Credentials


    • State Bar of California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


    • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law (2018)
    • B.A., San Diego State University (2015)
  • Awards & Honors
    • High Technology Law Certificate: Corporate Specialization, 2018
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Criminal Law, 2015
  • Professional & Community Contributions

    Chris served as 3L Representative of Santa Clara University (SCU) Law School’s Student Bar Association. He was also part of the inaugural executive board of SCU’s Social Justice Coalition. Chris participated on SCU’s “First-Year Friday” panel and a panel addressing first-generation law students, explaining his experience landing a 1L summer internship. With California YMCA, he coached high-school students preparing for mock bench-trials. Chris applied for sentence reductions for non-violent offenders through the Clemency Project 2014. He also helped interview clients as part of SCU’s Bridge to Justice legal clinic.