Christopher Sunnen, Esq.
Since 2004, Christopher Sunnen has been in private practice, and has provided solutions to many challenging cases at both the trial and appellate levels. Prior being the principal of Sunnen Law, Mr. Sunnen was a clerk for the Honorable David D. Noce, a federal magistrate in the Eighth Circuit. Over his career, Mr. Sunnen has focused on litigation in superior court, federal court, tax court, bankruptcy court, and before various administrative agencies. Mr. Sunnen has a diverse professional background, ranging from law enforcement as a former park ranger, to marketing for one of the top multinational corporations. This, along with fifteen years of experience in litigation provide him with the perspective and ability to settle many cases without trial; but also the experience to take any high conflict case to a multi-day trial. Mr. Sunnen has specialized in bankruptcy law since 2005, when the current law was enacted, and has practiced family law since 2012.
Over the last fifteen years, Mr. Sunnen has worked to protect his client's rights both in and out of the courtroom. He is active in the local legal community, and mentors young lawyers, and aspiring lawyers. When not at the office, Mr. Sunnen can be found traveling, climbing mountains, or generally, adventuring anywhere outside. In each case, he brings real world experience to bear to resolve and de-escalate high conflict matters for the benefit of the firm's clients.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Sunnen is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis for both his Juris Doctorate, and his Bachelor of Arts.
Activities & Boards
In addition to his legal career, Mr. Sunnen is also the former head of a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that he founded and operated for a three year period; and currently serves on the board of directors of another 501(c)(3) organization.