Chris Mazzola graduated from the University of Houston in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with a focus on Sports Administration. While at the University of Houston, Chris was accepted into the Sales Excellence Institute at the Bauer College of Business where he obtained an advanced certificate in professional selling. Chris obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2012 from St. Mary’s University School of Law. While at St. Mary’s, Chris served as a staff writer on The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice; Chair of the Young Alumni/Law Student chapter of the Law Alumni Association; and, as a student senator on the Student Bar Association. He was also a member of the St. Mary’s EAP Negotiations Competition Team and worked as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant. Chris and his wife, Valerie, have been married 5 years and have two chocolate labs, Dominic and Finley.