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CHRISTOPHER ATCACHUNAS The Atcachunas Law Firm, P.A.

> Mr. Atcachunas was born and

law school and passing the Florida Bar

raised in South Plainfield, New Jersey.

Exam, he accepted employment at the

Growing up, Mr. Atcachunas was an avid

Office of the State Attorney in Orlando,

baseball player. Upon his graduation

Florida. As a State Attorney, Mr. Atcac-

from South Plainfield High School, he

hunas was assigned to and prosecuted

earned the distinction of All-County and

misdemeanor and traffic offenses.

All-Area Honorable Mention as a pitcher and designated hitter.

Prior to forming his own practice, Mr. Atcachunas was an associate at a

Mr. Atcachunas attended the University

private criminal defense firm in Orlando

of Tampa. While at UT, Mr. Atcachunas

from 2006-2011 where he mastered

“walked-on” to the Spartan baseball

his trial skills and handled thousands

team and played from 1999-2001. After

of

two years of playing NCAA baseball Mr.

Murder to Driving Under the Influence.

Atcachunas’ focus turned to academia

The Atcachunas Law Firm has been in

and decided to become an attorney.

existence since 2011 and prides itself on

cases

ranging

from

Attempted

being a boutique criminal defense firm.

Photo by Steven Miller Photography

Mr. Atcachunas graduated from The

He handles all aspects of criminal law

University of Tampa with a Bachelor of

including all state offenses and federal

Science in Criminology and from there

offenses. He is a member of the Florida

was accepted to Barry University School

Bar and the U.S. District Court, Middle

of Law in Orlando. Upon entry into

District

law school, Mr. Atcachunas was very

has also been involved in the local

enthusiastic about his legal career. Upon

community by handling expungements

completion of his first year at Barry, he

and sealings for the citizens of Orange

was accepted to the Barry Law Review

County through the Orange County

(top 10% of class) where he authored

Legal Aid program. In addition, he has

an article entitled, “What Makes the

been a member of the George C. Young,

Roulette Wheel Spin?: A Comparison

First Central Florida Inns of Court, the

of Nevada and New Jersey’s Gaming

Florida Association of Criminal Defense

Statutes and Regulatory Systems.”

Lawyers and the Orange County Bar

of

Florida.

Mr.

Atcachunas

Association.

ATCACHUNAS law firm Christopher J. Atcachunas, Esquire The Atcachunas Law Firm, P.A. 1520 East Amelia Street Orlando, FL 32803 P: 407-896-4994 F: 407-896-4943 C: 321-328-0986 www.usechris.com

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In addition to Law Review, Mr. Atcachunas was also the founding president of

Aside from the legal aspect of his life, Mr.

the Barry University School of Law Fed-

Atcachunas enjoys weightlifting, playing

eralist Society. The Federalist Society is

golf and various spectator sports, which

an organization of conservatives and lib-

translates to being a faithful New York

ertarians seeking reform of the current

Mets and New York Jets fan. <

American legal system in accordance with a textualist or originalist interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. After

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