Levin Papantonio Rafferty

Speaker Bio

Christopher G. Paulos is an associate attorney at Levin Papantonio Rafferty. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2000 obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree comprised of Communication Arts and Sciences, with an emphasis in Argumentation and Advocacy, as well as Cinema/Television Critical Studies. In May 2010, He received his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

While in law school, Mr. Paulos was a member of both the Moot Court Honor Society and Mock Trial Team, competing and prevailing in both national and regional competitions that included topics such as medical malpractice, wrongful death, criminal law, entertainment law, and copyright and trademark disputes.

During his clerkship at the San Diego County Office of the Public Defender, Mr. Paulos worked closely with the Felony Trial department on cases involving violent crimes, drug crimes, and financial wrongdoing. His previous work as an attorney includes the resolution of international discovery disputes, the representation of parties accused of violations of international and offshore gaming statutes, high intensity drug trafficking conspiracies, and professional malpractice.

Mr. Paulos was president of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association where he oversaw the activities of more than 40 student organizations and represented the student body in consultations with the American Bar Association, faculty, administration, and local community organizations. He was also the president of the Entertainment Law Society.  He currently mentors the Moot Court Honor Society and Mock Trial Team as a sitting member of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Alumni Board of Directors.