Christopher M. Unger, Esq.

Licensed Colorado Attorney   


DCP Midstream, LLCDenver, CO

Contract Lawyer (2014)

  • Research various legal, commercial and environmental issues pertaining to a $16B corporation engaged in midstream natural gas industry.
  • Review business related contracts and legal documents associated with land procurement, joint venture creation, insurance, and contract indemnification.
  • Draft various memoranda for in-house use, addressing changes in construction law, contractual limitations, insurance provisions, and jury trial waivers.
  • Analyze case law and statutes pertaining to business operations and current business litigation in states where company operates; provide analysis to attorneys.

Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic, Des Moines, IA

Student Attorney (2012-2013)                 

  • Provided civil practice representation and court appearances for indigent clients.

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, Des Moines, IA           

Legal Intern (2012)

  • Researched civil liberties issues related to prisoners’ rights and open meeting laws.
  • Read and evaluated intake letters to determine their merits and respond to the letters.

  • Des Moines Adult Public Defender’s Office, Des Moines, IA
Law Clerk (2012)
  • Assisted in trial preparation, including research, motion drafting, and depositions, for major criminal trials, including murder, assault, and theft.

  • Bertin Rocha Law Firm, Des Moines, IA
Law Clerk (2012)
  • Assisted with criminal and family law matters including capital murder appeal, traffic, and assault, dissolutions, child custody, and child support.


Drake University Law School, Des Moines, IA

Juris Doctor with Honors (May 2013)

 Illinois, Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL                                                             

 Bachelor of Liberal Arts International Studies (May 2010)


Admitted to Colorado Bar (December 2013)


Volunteer: Metro Volunteer Lawyers, Colorado Lawyers Committee Legal Nights, Recognition for work for Colorado Bar Association Flood Relief Task Force

Languages: Fluent in Spanish

Awards:      25 Under 25, McLean County, Illinois

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