WHO WE ARE
– 2001, Introduction to the Funeral Service Industry
As a young lawyer Chris handled multi-million dollar obstetrics, orthopedics, and employers’ liability fatality cases.
The experience Chris gained in high risk, high pressure litigation prepared him to handle anything the practice of law could throw at him.
– 2003-2008, SCI
In 2003, Chris went in-house with Service Corporation International and handled its litigation internationally.
Chris’s time at SCI gave him an un-paralled education in the funeral service industry. He learned about the different areas of the business, and worked on so many different types of matters during his time there, he knew this was where he had to focus his practice.
– 2008-2014, Private Practice Death Care Law
After 5 years at SCI, Chris wanted to find a way to expand his reach to be able to help other businesses in the industry. In private practice he grew a portfolio of clients across North America who covered the entire spectrum of business in funeral service.
During this time, Chris was also General Counsel for, and on the Board of, the Cremation Association of North America, and General Counsel for the Texas Funeral Directors’ Association.
– 2015, The Farmer Firm is founded!
After a short stint at Carriage Services, Chris felt the calling once again to be available to serve the entire industry.
Even when Chris was with Carriage, he kept receiving calls from businesses asking for help, unfortunately at the time, he wasn’t able to counsel them. Chris knew there was a real need for these businesses, and he felt that starting The Farmer Firm to serve these business was what he must to do.READ FULL STORY →