Christopher A. Kucharski is an associate in the Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC (“RLS”) Legal Defense Practice Group. Chris represents peace officers in administrative investigations, critical incident investigations, and disciplinary appeals.
Prior to joining RLS, Chris served in the United States Army as a military police officer. As an MP he received training from U.S. Customs, trained with the special reaction team and worked with the narcotics unit.
After leaving the military Chris worked as an agent with the Border Patrol. During his time with the Border Patrol he was detailed to work at stations throughout the southwest border. He also worked as a field training officer, teaching new agents. He is certified as a law and Spanish instructor and spent a year teaching at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy.
Chris briefly left the military and law enforcement world to work as a teacher, but was drawn back into it when he was offered the opportunity to work as an advisor to the Afghan Security Forces. In his role as an advisor with the Border Management Task Force, he assisted local security forces with training and development.
Chris holds a law degree from the California Western School of Law as well as an undergraduate degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in National Security Studies from Cal State San Bernardino. He is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, and published “Great Power Competition in Central Asia.” Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis (Syracuse University Press) (April 2010).
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• B.S., California State University, San Bernardino
• M.S., California State University, San Bernardino
• J.D., California Western School of Law