Christopher C. Watters was born and raised in Fresno, California. He received his B.A. Politics Degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2004, and his J.D., With Distinction, from San Joaquin College of Law in 2007.
Mr. Watters is admitted to practice before all state courts in the State of California and the United States District Court, Eastern District of California. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Central District of California.
Mr. Watters is a member of the State Bar of California, the Fresno County Bar Association, the Kings County Bar Association, the Central California Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Society of Legal Advocates, the National Trial Lawyers, the Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Academy of Trial Attorneys.
Mr. Watters has received a AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Mr. Watters was designated as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers. Mr. Watters was designated as one of the Top 40 Lawyers under 40 years of age in the State of California by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Mr. Watters was designated as a Premiere 100 Trial Attorney by the American Academy of Trial Attorneys. He was also designated as a 2014 Top Attorney by Northern California's Outstanding Young Lawyers. In every year since 2012, Mr. Watters has been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Rising Stars list, a distinction only bestowed upon 2.5% of the attorneys in Northern California.
Mr. Watters practices in the area of civil litigation, including plaintiff's personal injury, wrongful death, UM/UIM, and product liability.