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.