Chris Childress is a litigator who handles cases involving Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI, Drug Possession, Probation Revocations, Juvenile Delinquency, Education Law, Real Estate, and Construction Defect/Negligence.
Chris is a life-long resident of Pike County and a PICOHI Class of ’98 graduate. He attended Young Harris College in 1999, competing across the SouthEast on YHC’s Forensic team. After YHC, he entered and worked in the electrical field for the next 15 plus years. He was responsible for a wide variety of high voltage and low voltage residential, commercial, and industrial electrical projects, including installations in skyscrapers, airports, water treatment facilities, historical buildings, subdivision buildouts, military bases, and law enforcement training facilities.
Chris re-entered college in 2010 to pursue the legal field. While at Gordon State College, he served two terms as Student Body President and graduated in 2014 as a member of Gordon State’s first history Baccalaureate class. He graduated Mercer Law in 2017. As a law student, he practiced under the Georgia Practice Act within the Griffin Judicial Circuit’s Public Defender’s Office. After graduation he worked as a Public Defender in the Coweta Judicial Circuit. He continues to provide representation to indigent juveniles facing delinquency proceedings.
Chris serves as the current Vice-Chair of the Pike County Parks and Recreation Authority. He has coached youth softball/baseball for over a decade and is an active Pike County Kiwanian. He is happily married with four children and one expecting.
“I consider myself a blue-collar attorney. That type of work ethic and relatability has a way of producing satisfied clients.”—Christopher D. Childress