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At age 18, Christopher A. Stritmatter enlisted in the U.S. Army and was deployed to Iraq. He was honorably discharged for his service in 2006 and worked for the Department of Defense overseas as a network engineer for six years. In 2015, he graduated from Western Michigan Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Stritmatter began his legal career in Genesee County and is now an associate attorney at the law firm of Simen, Figura, and Parker in Flint, where he specializes in business transactions and civil, probate and municipal litigation in Genesee County. He has had success in both criminal and civil jury trials, most notably obtaining a jury award in excess of $600,000 in a business defamation case. Stritmatter, whose work in municipal law directly impacts cities and townships in Genesee County, is widely respected among his peers and stands out as one of the top leading young lawyers in the county.
He belongs to the Genesee County Bar Association and American Inns of Court. He is also a member (co-chair) of the Davison Board of Appeals and Davison Planning Commission. He is a mentor for the Genesee County Veterans Court, which is a hybrid of a drug and mental health court that serves military veterans. In 2021, he founded the Genesee County Veterans Organization, a nonprofit that helps pay out-of-pocket expenses for veterans involved in the Veterans Court, such as MTA and Your Ride passes and drug testing expenses. Its first fundraising campaign raised over $7,000 that went directly toward assisting Genesee County veterans.