Christopher D. Graham, Esq., is an experienced and innovative attorney who strives to provide his clients with quality and affordable legal service in the areas of estate planning, special needs planning, tax, business law, and litigation. After working for over a decade at large regional law firms, Chris sought a better alternative to practicing law and practiced as a solo attorney for eight years. Now with Matt Anderson Law, PLLC, Chris continues to focus on providing personalized service to the Firm’s clients by getting to know and understand their legal needs. Exceptional quality is our expectation of ourselves and our commitment to you.
Chris moved to Arizona at a young age and has called Arizona home ever since. After graduating from Deer Valley High School in Glendale, Chris attended the University of Arizona where he majored in Political Science. Before attending law school, Chris worked as a manager in a drug store where he was responsible for personnel decisions and as a legal courier.
Due to his desire to be close to his family, Chris enrolled in the Arizona State University College of Law. In law school, Chris was recognized for his scholastic achievement with an invitation to serve on the Arizona State University Law Journal and Honors grade in the first-year writing course. While on the Law Journal, Chris served as a Note, Comment, and Legislative Review Editor and his article H.B. 2274 – Encouraging Employment References, 30 Ariz. St. L.J. 221 (1998), was selected for publication in Issue 30. Upon graduation, Chris was awarded pro bono recognition for his charitable legal work, primarily with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (V.I.T.A.) program.
Chris continues to serve the community supporting several animal rescue, cancer research, and children’s charities. Chris served on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Council on Economic Education, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving economic and personal financial literacy in Arizona. Chris is a Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish of Arizona and serves as a Volunteer Docent and Mentor for the Arizona Animal Welfare League. He also volunteers his legal knowledge to the Wills for Heroes program and has served regularly as a mock trial judge at both the high school and collegiate levels. Chris is also an avid supporter of the fine arts and his beloved University of Arizona Wildcat athletic programs.
Admitted to practice in Arizona before state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. Also admitted to the United States Tax Court, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Social Security Administration.