Monday, February 29, 2016 || LETTERS
Chris has served as a partner at the law firm of Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffman, LLP since July 2007 after originally joining the firm in December 1997. Chris has served as a State Representative in the Illinois General Assembly since January 2013.
He is a member of the following committees: Appropriations-Higher Education, Higher Education, Health Care Availability & Accessibility, Judiciary, Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development, and Transportation/Regulation, Roads and Bridges.
Chris served on the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Board of Education from Nov. 7, 2001 to May 2013. Chris served as President of the Board for a decade, and during his tenure, he championed the effort to create the first ever suburban-based magnet high school, the Proviso Math and Science Academy (PMSA).
Chris also serves as legal counsel for various school districts and municipalities, and he is a member of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys.
Chris has successfully tried cases at both the State and Federal levels, and he has argued appeals in State and Federal Appellate courts. Chris is also a certified administrative hearing officer with experience serving as the hearing officer in code enforcement court.
Chris has received the Operation Uplift Hometown Dreamweaver Award (January 2005), the prestigious PLCCA Image Award (June 2006), the Village of Hillside Chairman’s Award for his contributions to Human Rights issues (January 2007), the Man of the Year Award from the Proviso Township Dream Team (May 2009), in August 2010 Chris was named one of the top 40 Game Changers under the age of 40 by Black Enterprise Magazine and WVON AM-1690, and in 2011 Chris was named a Rising Star by Superlawyers Magazine and Chicago Magazine.
In 2012, Chris was elected Illinois State Representative, 7th House District. Chris was named a SuperLawyer in 2013. VFP
— Robert Cox, Forest Park
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