Christ N. Coumanis
Firm:
Coumanis & York, P.C.
Phone:251-517-0960
Address: 2102 Main Street
Daphne, AL 36526

Membership:
University: Spring Hill College, B.A., magna cum laude, Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1988
Admitted: 1989, Alabama
Biography: CHRIST "Chris" N. COUMANIS is a founding member of the law firm of Coumanis & York, P.C, which maintains a general litigation practice in South Alabama. Mr. Coumanis founded the Firm with David P. York, former U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of Alabama. Mr. Coumanis was born in Mobile, Alabama and has practiced in the Mobile-Baldwin County area since he began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Mobile County in 1988. Mr. Coumanis specializes in the practice areas of Plaintiff and Personal Injury Litigation, White-Collar and Criminal Defense, and Employment and Sexual Harassment Litigation. Christ has tried in excess of 85 jury trials in state and federal courts of South Alabama in his twenty years of the practice of law. Mr. Coumanis is Magna Cum Laude graduate of Springhill College. He earned his law degree from Tulane Law School in 1988. Upon completing law school, Mr. Coumanis served five years as an Assistant District Attorney in Mobile County where he tried over 65 jury trials ranging from violent crimes to complex white collar crimes. In 1994, Mr. Coumanis entered private practice with a respected statewide general litigation firm in Mobile and became a member of that Firm in 2000 where he practiced until forming Coumanis & York, P.C. with David P. York. Mr. Coumanis first worked with Mr. York as Assistant District Attorney in Mobile County and has known him as a colleague and an adversary for nearly fifteen years. Mr. Coumanis is a member of the Alabama State Bar as well as the Mobile Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He served as Treasurer for the Mobile Bar Association in 2008. Mr. Coumanis belongs to numerous professional associations. He is a member of the South Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Mobile County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Coumanis also has been selected for inclusion in the American Inns of Court, the Paul W. Brock Chapter.