Craig Meuser and Christine Chinni have represented many school districts in all areas of education law during their eighteen and twenty-four years, respectively, as school district attorneys. In March of 2006 they founded Chinni & Meuser LLC, a small law firm dedicated exclusively to representation of boards of education.
Christine graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. with high honors in Political Science, from the University of California at Berkeley with an M.A. in Political Science, and from the Western New England College School of Law with a J.D., summa cum laude. Following graduation, she clerked for the Honorable John M. Greaney, Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, before joining Shipman & Goodwin LLP in 1992. Christine has also taught a course on Law and Public Education at the Western New England College School of Law.
Craig received his law degree summa cum laude from the Quinnipiac University School of Law. Craig also has a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Secondary Education from the University of Bridgeport. Prior to attending law school, Craig worked as a public and private school teacher for seven years. After receiving his law degree, Craig clerked for Justice Robert Berdon of the Connecticut Supreme Court for one year, practiced law at Shipman & Goodwin LLP for eight years, then at Chinni & Meuser LLC.