Christopher E. Botti, co-founder of Botti & Morison Estate Planning Attorneys, Ltd., was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1964. He received his B.S. in Business-Economics from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta in 1987. He obtained his J.D. from Whittier College School of Law in 1990 and served as an editor for the Whittier Law Review. As a State Bar of California Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law – this puts him in an elite group of attorneys in which only approximately three percent (3%) of practicing attorneys in California can call themselves a “Certified Specialist.” Mr. Botti is also a well-regarded public speaker and has created several thousand customized estate plans throughout his thirty plus year career. He is an outdoor enthusiast and competitive cyclist. He also enjoys skiing, wakeboarding, hiking and gardening with his wife, Nicole and their two daughters, Sophia and Julia.