Professional Experience

Christopher specializes in insurance defense litigation in state court and insurance coverage analysis and disputes.  His practice focuses on construction defect litigation, emphasizing the defense of developers, general contractors, and siding and framing subcontractors with a sub-practice in general liability insurance coverage analysis in Utah.

Prior to joining WLG in 2006, Christopher worked as a judicial law clerk in the Multnomah County  Circuit Court, including six months as the expedited motions clerk and three and a half years as the presiding court law clerk.

Education

Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College in 1992 and attained a J.D. from the University of Oregon in 2001.

Professional Affiliation

Christopher is admitted to practice law in the States of Oregon and Utah. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association, Multnomah County Bar Association, Central Utah Bar Association,  He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, and, U.S. District Court of Utah, District of Utah.

Personal

Christopher’s interests include playing competitive soccer and gardening.

email:  ctmichali@wileslawgroup.com