Councilman Christopher J. Rogers (District 5)
10775 Sienna Dune Drive, South Jordan, Utah 84095
Christopher J. Rogers has lived in Utah for more than 30 years and is an experienced civil litigation attorney. After graduating from Highland High School, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Italy Padova from 1996-98. Chris learned to enjoy the Italian language, the people, culture, and, of course, the food. They continue to hold a special place in his heart.
Upon returning, Chris graduated with a cum laude in Communication from the University of Utah in 2001 and is a 2004 graduate of the University of Utah College of Law, where he was senior staff of the Utah Law Review. He was a law clerk for Judge Russell W. Bench of the Utah Court of Appeals from 2005-2006 and clerked for Senator Orrin G. Hatch on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Judicial Nominations Unit in Washington D.C. in 2002.
Chris is often described as “no-nonsense,” efficient, and able to see the big picture. His hobbies and interests include swimming, attending University of Utah football games, keeping up on local high school policy debate (especially because he is a former Tournament Of Champions and National Debate Tournament qualifier), and enjoying a good book about theoretical physics or military history. Chris and his wife, Jennifer, have three children, two daughters and one son, and are proud to live in South Jordan.