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Chris Carrillo

Chris Carrillo is an associate who works in our Employment & Labor and Litigation practice groups out of our San Bernardino office. His practice focuses on employment and labor issues. Chris represents clients through all aspects of litigation, as well as serving in an advisory capacity. In 2016, he prevailed in a highly publicized age discrimination jury trial representing a terminated Division Fire Chief. Chris ultimately made arguments before the California Courts of Appeal, proving success in a published decision that set new precedent for the California Firefighter Bill of Rights.

Chris has been an Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy and Professional Responsibility at the University of La Verne College of Law and volunteers his time coaching the Citrus Valley High School Mock Trial team.

He has worked for the United States Senate, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, and currently serves as a Governing Board Member for the East Valley Water District Board of Directors.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Claremont Graduate University
  • B.A., Georgetown University

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Experienced, forward-thinking advocates who go beyond the expected for clients in dispute prevention and resolution.

Our attorneys practicing in the employment and labor relations area advise and defend management in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained $1.8 million judgment in favor of client in an age discrimination jury trial
  • 2018 published decision in California‚Äôs Fourth District Court of Appeal

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Governing Board Member, East Valley Water District Board of Directors
  • Head Coach, Citrus Valley High School Mock Trial Program
  • Board Member, The Wildlands Conservancy
  • Board Member, Montessori in Redlands
  • Former Board Member, Redlands Bowl Performing Arts

Admissions

  • California