OUR FIRM

The law firm of Christopher R. Chicoine, PLLC is dedicated to crafting cost-effective, client-tailored solutions 

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Chris graduated from law school in 2006, after majoring in accounting and working with a Big 5 public accounting firm following college. Chris has been recognized for his work with multiple selections as Superlawyer Rising Star (less than 2.5% of attorneys) and Superlawyer (less than 5% of attorneys). 

Outside of estate planning and probate matters, Chris has experience in representing debtors creditors in bankruptcy matters, including bankruptcy litigation involving fraudulent transfers, preference payments and dischargeability of debt.  Chris has successfully represented debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings across a variety of industries. Chris has conducted bench and jury trials in State Court, U.S. Tax Court, and Bankruptcy Court.

Notable published decisions include:

  • Estate of Marshall, Marshall Associated LLC (U.S. Tax Court)(3 consolidated cases with transferee liability issues under the Oregon Fraudulent Transfer Act);

  • In re Burgueno, (Bankr. D. Ariz.).

 

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Membership and Affiliations

  • State Bars:  California, Washington

  • U.S. District Courts: E.D. Cal., N.D. Cal., S.D. Cal., C.D. Cal.; S.D. Indiana; C.D. Illinois; E.D. Ark, W.D. Ark., W.D. Wash.​

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of  the Law, (J.D., 2006)

  • University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A., 2001 with High Honors in Accounting and Economics)

Publications

  • Snohomish County Bar Association: Amendments to Chapter 11. September, 2020.