Chris DiOrio – NLG-Mass Chapter’s Litigation Committee’s New Staff Attorney

Chris DiOrio has been on the front lines of fighting for individual rights for over thirty years. Chris started his career as a Legal Aid Society public defender in New York City, then moved to Massachusetts where he has been a trial attorney, as well as a civil rights and liberties and constitutional law professor, educating students from 8 to 80. In 2018, he took his skills to Uganda to work with the Foundation For Human Rights Initiative to help reform their criminal bail system, and to assist death row inmates at Luzira Prison. His community involvement includes assisting numerous Pride organizations on the South Shore form as non-profit organizations. Along with establishing himself as an accomplished actor in numerous regional and community theatre productions, Chris has also served on the Finance Committees in North Attleboro and Whitman, was one of the founding members of the North Attleboro Human Rights Commission, and he currently serves as a legislative and political liaison for local and national political campaigns. A graduate of Boston College Law School (J.D. 1991) and Southern Methodist University (Phi Beta Kappa, cum laude 1988), he resides in Whitman with his wife Leslie, and he is a father of four kids ranging from 22 to 4 years old.