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Christy H. Chandler

Christy Chandler is a trial lawyer who focuses her practice in white collar and general criminal defense. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.  She then earned her Master’s degree in Public Policy at George Washington University in 1994. After several years in the world of policymaking in Washington, D.C., Christy decided to pursue a law degree at Stanford Law School.  She put her policy background to work as Managing Editor of the Stanford Law and Policy Review. In addition, she authored several articles including “Peremptory Challenge: A Postmodern Feminist Approach,” published in the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, and “Voluntary Executions,” published in the Stanford Law Review.

After graduating from Stanford Law School, Christy clerked for the Honorable Thelton E. Henderson, United States District Court, Northern District of California. After her clerkship, she joined the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office as a deputy public defender where she tried many cases and represented hundreds of clients charged with various criminal offenses. Christy then broadened her legal skills by practicing civil litigation on the trial team at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.

Christy’s current practice includes both state and federal matters ranging from fraud, tax, and public corruption cases to assault, theft and drug cases.

Christy became of counsel to Arguedas, Cassman & Headley, LLP in 2005.

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