Christofer R. Chapman has specialized practiced in the areas of housing and habitability law. Mr. Chapman previously practiced on construction and product defect litigation as well as mold claims. He defended corporations, private individuals, and insurance companies with a special emphasis on defense of high profile construction injury and defect actions for construction companies, manufacturers, design professionals, developers, general contractors, and subcontractors. In addition to his trial work, Mr. Chapman has extensive experience with court-ordered and binding arbitration and mediation.
A member of the State Bar of California since 1991, he is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He has been a member of the Inns of Court and the American Bar Association. Mr. Chapman received his degree in 1990 from Southwestern University School of Law. He obtained his B.A. in Spanish/History in 1982 and a Masters of Arts Degree in Secondary Education in 1984. He began his legal career with defense firms in the Inland Empire and Orange County, before coming to Long Beach. Born in Zaragoza, Spain, Mr. Chapman is fluent in Spanish. He has two kids and lives in Southern California with his wife.