Chris Uphouse is an Associate in Eaton Peabody’s Litigation Practice Group based in the firm’s Bangor office.
Chris graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Philosophy in 1996.
After graduating college, Chris worked variously as a towboat deckhand on the Mississippi River, a tour guide for Boston Duck Tours, an adult education teacher in northern Maine, and a stay-at-home parent.
Chris also served five years as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant in the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He deployed with his team twice during Operation Iraqi Freedom and served as the primary advisor to a seventy-five man company of Iraqi Commandoes. Chris distinguished himself and was ultimately awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service.
Chris is also a graduate of the School of Law of Boston University. As a law student, Chris worked as a student prosecutor in BU Law’s Criminal Clinic. In his final year of law school, Chris was a member of the team at the John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition that won third-place for Best Respondent’s Brief.
Chris lives in Surry with his wife and four young children. He spends much of his free-time either transporting his children from one activity to another or renovating the family’s Civil War era farmhouse. When he does find the time, Chris enjoys hiking, climbing and camping with his family.