BioChris Dicharry is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1999 and leads the firm's governmental, legislative and administrative law practice. A Board Certified Tax Attorney by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, Chris represents local, state and national clients in the area of Louisiana state and local taxation. In addition to representing clients before the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, the Louisiana Tax Commission, and the Louisiana courts, he has special experience representing taxpayers in tax issues before the Louisiana Legislature.
Chris serves on the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and has served on the Board of Directors of the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Tax Sections of the American and Louisiana State Bar Associations and is a Past Chair of the Tax Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Chris is the firm's representative to the American Property Tax Counsel, an association of property tax firms with members throughout the United States and in Canada.
Chris is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White), Chambers USA, 2014 in the area of Tax Law and in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2008-2015.
Chris earned his B.S. from the University of New Orleans in 1979. He earned his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 1982 and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the LSU Law Center.
Admitted, Louisiana, 1982; United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1983; United States Tax Court, 1983; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1985; United States Supreme Court, 1985; United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 1993
Louisiana State Bar Association (Tax Section, 1982 -; Chairman, 2000-2001; Vice-Chairman, 1999-2000; Secretary/Treasurer,1998-1999; Program Chairman, 1997-1998; Chairman, Liaison Committee between the Tax Section and the Louisiana Department of Revenue, 1986-1995); American Bar Association (Section on Taxation, 1982—); Louisiana Law Institute, Tax Study Committee; Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization