Chris was born in Pendleton, Oregon, and grew up on a family farm in Prosser, Washington. After graduating from Prosser High School in 1989, he attended Gonzaga University, a small Jesuit liberal arts college located in Spokane, Washington. At Gonzaga, Chris was a member of the intercollegiate debate team, and he majored in Philosophy and Political Science. In 1993, Chris graduated cum laude from Gonzaga, and was accepted to the University of Oregon School of Law. In 1997, Chris accepted a six-month internship in Kathmandu, Nepal where he conducted a research study to assess the effectiveness of Nepal’s criminal justice system in curbing human trafficking.
In 1998, Chris obtained his law degree from the University of Oregon, and in 1999, he accepted his first job as an attorney with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. In 2000, Chris entered a private litigation practice in Vancouver, Washington. In private practice, Chris litigated a variety of matters including administrative, criminal, real estate, construction, business, and insurance.
Roy Law was founded in 2009 by Chris Roy with a clear vision of separating Roy Law from other law firms by providing tailored, focused representation, exceptional personal service, and expert counsel to each and every one of its clients. Since Roy Law’s inception, Chris has positioned Roy Law as the Northwest’s leading long-term disability insurance law firm. No other law firm in the Pacific Northwest is solely dedicated to representing the disabled against private disability insurance companies.