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Christopher is a litigation associate in the firm’s Tampa office. He focuses his practice on business litigation, construction, and intellectual property matters. 

While in law school, Christopher interned for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida’s Tampa Division. He was an active member of the Stetson Law Review and served as an Articles & Symposia Editor. Through the Moot Court Board, Christopher argued before several state and federal judges throughout the country, including the Florida Supreme Court at the 2019 Annual Florida Bar Convention. 

Before joining Johnson Pope, Christopher began his litigation practice with a highly regarded Florida litigation firm. There, he defended national insurance carriers and their insureds in automobile negligence, premises liability, and insurance coverage cases throughout the State of Florida. He then clerked for the Honorable Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. 

Memberships & Associations 

  • Admitted to The Florida Bar in 2020
  • U.S. District Court,  Florida Middle District
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Florida Defense Lawyer’s Association

 

Education

  • University of Central Florida, B.S. Criminal Justice & Minor in Legal Studies (2016)
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude (2020)

 

Distinctions & Honors

  • Florin | Roebig, P.A. Outstanding Advocate Award for the Moot Court Board
  • Highest Grade Designation – Evidence (2018)
  • Honor Roll (Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020)

 

Activities

  • Stetson Law Review, Articles & Symposia Editor
  • Moot Court Board
    • 2020 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
    • 2019 Leroy Hassell Nat’l Constitutional Law Competition, Quarterfinalist, 2nd Best Brief
    • 2019 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition, Runner-up
    • 2019 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Regional Finalist 
    • 2018 Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition
    • 2018 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition
  • Research and Teaching Assistant, White Collar Crime, Legal Research and Writing II

 

When He’s Not Working Hard For Clients

Christopher enjoys reading, exercising, mentoring UCF and Stetson students, and spending time with his niece and nephews.

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