Chris Crull was born and raised in Indiana. After graduating from high school, Chris enlisted and served in the US Navy from 1986 – 1990, achieving the rank of E-5.
After the Navy, Chris attended Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, and earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Philosophy. From there, Chris attended Kent State University and earned a Master’s Degree in philosophy.
After earning his Master’s Degree, Chris spent several years teaching introductory philosophy classes at Kent State University and at the University of Connecticut. During those years, he also worked as a cabinet maker and furniture builder, and as a corrections officer.
In 2012, Chris enrolled in the University of Akron’s School of Law, where he earned his JD in December of 2015. After graduation, Chris was admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and took a job at the University of Akron School of Law where, as the Assistant Director of Academic Success Programs, he helped incoming law students to adjust to the rigors of law school.
In August of 2020, Chris joined with Attorney Bob Heydorn in forming Heydorn & Crull, LLC. Chris’ practice includes, wills, trusts, and probate law, but his primary focus is on consumer bankruptcy under chapter 7 and chapter 13 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
Chris is active in both the Ohio Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association. As a veteran, Chris also feels that it is important to help fellow veterans where he can, and he currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Warriors Journey Home, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans deal with the physical and emotional wounds of war.