Loveland · Estes Park · Tulsa

Colorado Spanish Speaking Lawyers Committee. Mr. Unger is fluent in Spanish. As a Colorado native, Mr. Unger enjoys spending time outdoors. In his free time he enjoys running, hiking, playing soccer, and refereeing soccer games.

biography

Mr. Unger received his law degree in 2013 from Drake University Law School, with Honors. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Unger served as contract counsel for a large Denver midstream natural gas company. In this position, he actively managed company contracts and addressed issues with company assets in Colorado and around the country. Mr. Unger has a variety of experiences counseling and representing clients in court. Mr. Unger is very active in the legal community and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association Mock Trial Committee and 

Languages

Spanish


​Bar Admission

State:
Colorado


Federal:

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado


Education

Juris Doctor (with Honors), 2013
Drake University Law School

        Delta Theta Phi

        International Law Society

Bachelor of Arts (International Studies), 2010
Illinois Wesleyan University

        Alpha Phi Omega (National Service Fraternity)


Awards

Member, 2015 Colorado Lawyers Committee Team of the Year Nominee

Recognition for Volunteer Work for Joint Flood Relief Disaster Taskforce, Colorado Bar Association, 2013
Certificate Pro Bono Publico, Drake University, 2013
25 Under 25, McLean County, Illinois, 2010


Published Work

Book Review: Trademark and Deceptive Advertising Surveys: Law, Science, and Design, The Colorado Lawyer (August 2014).

practice areas

The primary focus areas of Mr. Unger's legal practice include:

  • Business and Commercial Law
    • General Counsel Services
    • Business and Commercial Transactions
    • Corporate and Business Organization/Formation
  • Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Claims Management
  • Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, and Probate
  • Contracts and Transaction Law
  • Intellectual Property
    • Trademark Registration
    • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Family Law
    • Divorce
    • Child Custody, Child Support, and Alimony
  • Criminal Law Defense


Contact

Christopher M. Unger
Senior Associate Attorney
Email:  chris.unger@mtnwestlegal.com​

Direct Phone Number: 970.541.9172


Affiliations and Membership
  • Colorado Bar Association

              -Spanish Speaking Lawyers Committee
              -Mock Trial Committee
              -Young Lawyers Division

  • Colorado Lawyers Committee

              -Young Lawyers Division

                          -Special Projects Team

              -Legal Night Volunteer

  • Larimer County Bar Association

              -Trusts and Estates Bar
              -Young Lawyers Division​

  • Weld County Bar Association
  • Loveland Chamber of Commerce
  • Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

              -Red Carpet Committee Member

christopher m. unger