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Christopher Polito
Assistant Professor of Law
Director, Academic Support and Bar Preparation



Professor Christopher Polito is interim director of Academic Success and Bar Support. He teaches a specialized course for students preparing to graduate to help them learn skills and strategies to prepare for and pass a bar exam.

Prior to joining the Chase faculty in 2019, Professor Polito was a public defender with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. He primarily represented clients across the commonwealth charged in criminal cases. He also co-authored the department’s bail manual, published in 2019.

Professor Polito earned a Juris Doctor at Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts at Bellarmine University.