Christopher C. Browning, Jr. graduated from the University of Arizona, Eller School of Business, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics.  He graduated from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 2014.  While at Gonzaga, Christopher was actively involved in a number of school related activities.  He served as the executive board marketing editor of the Gonzaga Journal of International Law; he was the winner of the Client Counseling competition; he was a member of the Honors Counsel and a member of the Moot Court Honors Council

After graduation, he worked at the Grant County Public Defender’s Office in Ephrata, Washington where he tried numerous misdemeanor cases.  In 2016, he accepted a position at the Spokane County Public Defender’s office, representing individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses.  He tried several felony jury trials during his tenure with the office.

In December, 2018, he joined Kirkpatrick and Startzel, P.S.  His practice areas with the firm include civil litigation, with a primary emphasis on representing defendant’s in civil litigation.  Christopher will also be involved in appellate litigation, construction law and commercial litigation.  He will also represent plaintiff’s in appropriate cases.


  • University of Arizona, Eller School of Business
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar
  • Idaho State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington
  • United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the District of Idaho

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Bar Association
  • Idaho State Bar Association