Chris Perri

Chris Perri is an award-winning criminal defense attorney committed to ensuring people’s constitutional rights are protected, including the right to be free from unlawful searches and seizures as guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment. He earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law and his master’s in economics from the University of Illinois-Chicago. In 2009, Perri opened his own premiere criminal defense trial and appellate law practice, Chris Perri Law, which has helped countless clients win trials, overturn wrongful convictions, get charges dismissed, expunge arrest records, and more.

In addition to running his own law firm, Perri is an active leader in the criminal defense community. Since 2014, he has served as a founding and supervising attorney for UT Law’s pro bono Texas Expunction Project. In 2016, UT’s Texas Law Fellowships program awarded him the Excellence in Public Interest Award, and in 2020, Avvo granted him the Clients’ Choice Award. He’s a member of the Austin Bar Association, Texas NORML, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, where he served on the board of directors from 2014 to 2019, and is a graduate of Leadership Austin’s Emerge program. He’s also a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association, which recently recognized Perri as one of the top criminal defense trial lawyers in the region. Further, Perri is a sought-after legal mind, often leading educational seminars for fellow defense lawyers and college students as well as penning powerful editorials focused on progressive criminal justice reform. His legal commentary has been published in the Austin American-Statesman, Austin Chronicle, Jurist News, Do512, and elsewhere. To learn more, visit www.chrisperrilaw.com.

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