Christopher E. Yorgason
Chris founded Yorgason Law Offices, PLLC, in November 2011. His practice consists mostly of transactional and general representation, with a focus on municipal government, education, charter schools, with limited work in real estate and general business.
Chris’ family has lived in the Treasure Valley for over 100 years. He was born at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, while his dad was serving in the Air Force, and his family returned to Idaho before his first birthday. He was a member of the first graduating class of Centennial High School in 1988, and after high school attended Brigham Young University. He graduated from BYU in 1995 with a double major in political science and finance, with an international emphasis. Chris also earned minors in Thai and Business Comp.
Chris stayed at BYU and graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1998, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates and a member of the team that competed in the Willem Vis International Moot Arbitration competition in Vienna, Austria. During law school, he externed with the Honorable Larry M. Boyle (US Federal District Court of Idaho) and after law school he clerked for the Honorable D. Duff McKee (Ada County Fourth Judicial District Court).
Chris is a member of the Idaho Bar Association and its Government, Real Estate and Alternative Dispute Resolution sections. He is also a member of the Utah Bar Association.
Chris has served as a member of the board of directors of the Congressional Award Council of Idaho; Serve Idaho, the Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism; and the Idaho Municipal Attorney Association. He is currently serving as a board member of Cantus Youth Choirs and is the past-president of the Idaho Mediation Association. Chris is currently a member of the Law Related Education program of the Idaho State Bar. Chris has a deep interest in other cultures, fostered by a church mission in Bangkok, Thailand and studying abroad in Jerusalem, Israel.
Chris and his wife Annette were married in 2008 and have a son and a daughter. He enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with family, and solving crossword puzzles.