With a collection of investigative and prosecutorial experience, Chris joined Redmann Law, P.C. to offer additional services to the firm's clients primarily in the areas of criminal defense, governmental entity representation, and employment law. After years in government service, he comes to the private sector with a keen understanding and perspective that only a law enforcement and prosecutorial background can allow.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
University of North Dakota - School of Law with distinction University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Macquarie University - Australia Lake Region State College Police Officer Training FBI Academy
Chris grew up in northeastern Wisconsin and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin - Steven's Point. He went on to work for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Counterterrorism Division in Washington D.C. He worked hundreds of counterterrorism investigations in the International Terrorism Operations Section. During his time with the FBI, Chris received the FBI Director's Certificate of Achievement for his steadfast work while assigned to the Counterterrorism Division's Executive Office. While with the FBI, Chris was also deployed to Afghanistan.
Chris later received his juris doctorate at the University of North Dakota - School of Law. After Chris completed his legal education, with a background in criminal investigations, he worked for the Fargo Police Department. He investigated and responded to thousands of calls ranging from DUI and drug offenses to domestic violence and homicide. He obtained advanced training in DUI interdiction, standardized field sobriety tests (SFSTs), Domestic Violence investigation, and completed both investigations and narcotics agent school.
Chris left the Fargo Police Department to work as a prosecutor with the Burleigh County State's Attorney's Office in Bismarck, ND. Chris prosecuted hundreds of cases ranging from minor misdemeanor assaults to complex AA felony methamphetamine conspiracy. He attended advanced training in the prosecution of drug offenders and maintained a strong conviction rate in the office.
Chris ultimately left government service to join Redmann Law, P.C. as a partner focusing primarily on criminal defense, governmental entity, and employment litigation. His experience in state and federal investigations and knowledge of local, state, and federal governmental entities provides a base for excellent advocacy and leverage for his clients.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers State Bar Association of North Dakota Professional Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) Recommended Attorney Fraternal Order of Police Plan Attorney North Dakota Licensed Peace Officer National College for DUI Defense
LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN THE FOLLOWING JURISDICTIONS:
State of North Dakota United States District Court, District of North Dakota