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Christopher Jennison

Christopher Jennison, Federal Aviation Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Christopher Jennison, Federal Aviation Administration, Silver Spring, MD

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Christopher Jennison

Christopher Jennison is an Attorney Adviser in the Federal Aviation Administration's Office of Chief Counsel, Employment and Labor Law Division. He was previously an Honors Attorney with the U.S. DOT.

Chris is admitted to the bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association's Board of Governors and serves in the American Bar Association's House of Delegates. As Clerk for the ABA's Young Lawyers Division, and as Speaker next year, Chris is instrumental in developing and advancing policy of the YLD. He is also the Chair of the ABA's Standing Committee on Paralegals, the approving body for paralegal education programs.

Chris is currently an appointed member and Chair of the Montgomery County Commission on Juvenile Justice. Chris serves as an Emergency Medical Technician and Treasurer for the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad. He has held his EMT certification since 2009.

Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University, with joint majors in Policy Studies and Public Relations, a Master's in Public Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and Juris Doctor from Syracuse University's College of Law.