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Partner Profile: Chris Nestor

The DC Bar Foundation is fortunate to have dedicated and passionate leadership members who support our work to expand access to justice in the District. Today, we feature Chris Nestor, Associate at Gordon & Partners and a new member of the Foundation's Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council.

Where did you grow up?

Silver Spring, Maryland

What brought you to DC?

It's home for me.

What was your first job in DC, and what did you learn?

In the legal profession, I was an intern at the DC Superior Court. I learned a lot about how different lawyers write, how to conduct yourself in a courtroom, etc. It was a really awesome experience.

Daily Habit


If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be?

Toussaint Louverture

What is your go-to karaoke song?

With you - Drake

One Item from your Bucket List

Sky diving

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

Super speed

Who is your role model and why?

General John r Hawkins III. Best leader I've ever known, such a humble man.

Who is your favorite artist (visual/musical/literary/etc.)?


What would you title your autobiography?

When you fail, you gotta get back up and fight again.

You get to paint a mural on the side of the White House. What do you paint?

A mural of the civil rights icons.

What is the best concert you have ever been to?

Howard Homecoming 2012

If I weren't working at Gordon & Partners, I would be...

Working for a nonprofit

Your dream for our legal system is...

To make it more equitable for all.


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