Christopher Brecht has practiced law in Alaska since 2006. His practice focuses on probate and trust litigation and administration, estate planning, business formation and governance, commercial transactions, corporate law, and civil litigation.
Christopher joined the firm in 2007 after completing a clerkship for the Honorable Morgan Christen. He grew up in Alaska and has lived in Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks. Prior to his legal career, Christopher taught high school and elementary school in the United States and in Japan.
In his pro bono capacity, Christopher works with local nonprofit organizations advising on a range of issues including nonprofit formation, governance, and applying for and maintaining federal tax-exempt status.
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 2006
Georgetown University, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1995
Areas of Practice
Trust and Estate Litigation and Administration
Business Formation and Governance
Nonprofit & Federal Tax Exempt Organizations
Court Admitted to Practice
State of Alaska, 2006
United States District Court for the District of Alaska, 2007
Alaska Bar Association Pro Bono Private Practitioner of the Year, 2010
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Christopher Brecht volunteers as pro bonocounsel for the Anchorage Opera Foundation and the Japan Alaska Association.