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Cherise S.J. Chong

  • Paralegal


Ms. Chong’s background stems from advocating for the best interests of indigent Alaskans. Her experience includes working with the Office of Public Advocacy’s Child Advocacy Unit, Court-Appointed Special Advocate program, and Public Guardian/Adult Conservatorship program, in addition to the Public Defender Agency’s Statewide Services program as a Conflict Analysis Paralegal. During her time with the State of Alaska, she also served as Co-Chair for the Governor’s Denali Peak Performance Award program that recognizes State employees for exemplary public service.
She joined Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot in 2019. She primarily supports the firm in Municipal Law, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Criminal Law, and Community Association Law, though she continues to grow in other practices. She prides herself in her ability to effectively manage data, conduct investigative research, and tailor her administrative skill set for the unique needs of each case and each client.


University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Bachelors of Business Administration in Management and Marketing, 2014
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Paralegal Certificate, 2020
Seattle University
  • Albers School of Business and Economics, 2011-2012