Cherise S.J. Chong
Cherise S.J. Chong

Cherise S.J. Chong

  • Paralegal

Biography

Ms. Chong is a lifelong Alaskan. Her legal 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.
 
Ms. Chong joined the firm in 2019, and she continues to dedicate her legal administrative skills to support her team of attorneys and their diverse clientele. She primarily specializes in Community Association Law, Employment Law, and complex civil and criminal litigation. She enjoys exploring different areas of law while pursuing her passion for traveling around the world and learning about new cuisines and cultures.

Education

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