Christopher J. Reeber
Christopher J. Reeber has practiced law since 1973. He is licensed in California and Hawaii. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Naval Academy, a Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law, and a Masters of Law from the University of Virginia.
He was a member of the California Western School of Law International Law Journal and served as Head, Notes and Comment Editor. He has served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in Hawaii and a Deputy Public Defender and Supervising Attorney for the Alternate Public Defender in San Diego County. He was a Senior Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center from 1997 until 2002. He is a core adjunct professor for National University.
He enlisted in the United States Naval Reserve and subsequently received a fleet appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduation he served as a surface warfare officer until he was selected for the Excess Leave Program (Law). He had extensive trial experience throughout his Naval career. He also served as the Judge Advocate for several flag officers in command. His final tour of duty was as the Judge Advocate for Commander Third Fleet.
Since retiring from the Navy and spending four years as a Public Defender for the County of San Diego, he accepted a position as a Deputy Attorney General of the State of Hawaii. He eventually returned to the mainland as an Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Glynco, Georgia, and was subsequently promoted to Senior Instructor. He returned to San Diego as a Deputy Counsel for the Immigration & Naturalization Service in 2002. He served as a trial attorney for that agency, now known as Department of Homeland Security. He retired as a Senior Attorney with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Division, Office of the Chief Counsel, San Diego California.