A Miami native, Christopher Clay joined the ACLU of Texas as paralegal in May 2013. He previously worked for the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office in both the Felony and Misdemeanor Divisions where he learned the inner workings of the criminal justice system. While there, he became the youngest head of legal support services for the Juvenile Division in the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office, specializing in juvenile felonious offenses and working closely with the chief of his division to prosecute juvenile offenders for murder, arson, and various sex crimes. He also worked directly with Child Advocates of Fort Bend and the Victim Witness Division of the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office, assisting with victim services and emotional support for victims from arrest through trial.
Christopher is currently pursuing the highly regarded Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, in addition to the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential.