Chris Mahre grew up in farm country in central Washington State. In 1986, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University and in 1990 he received a Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law
. While in Washington for eight years, Chris served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and was a candidate for District Attorney and State Representative. After operating his own practice in Washington, he moved to Grand Junction, CO in 2001. Chris is a member of Colorado and Mesa County Bar Associations, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, Colorado West Estate Planning Counsel, Grand Junction Downtown Rotary Club, and was a past member of the National Ski Patrol.