New Board of Governors Member Appointed


Philip J. Christofferson has been appointed to the Truman Board of Governors.

Christofferson is a partner and owner in the St. Louis law firm of Cockriel & Christofferson, LLC. His practice concentrates in construction litigation and business litigation – primarily representing contractors, subcontractors, engineers, owners and developers involved in all facets of the construction industry. He is a member of the Missouri and Illinois bars.

Christofferson is a 1995 graduate of Truman (BA in political science) and a 1998 graduate of The University of Chicago Law School. While at Truman, he was a Pershing Scholar and served as the student representative to the Board of Governors. He was also an active member of Student Senate, Student Activities Board and Lambda Chi Alpha.

From 2014 to 2019, Christofferson was also a member of the Board of Directors of Kids In The Middle, a St. Louis based nonprofit agency that provides counseling and support to children and families through the difficulties of separation and divorce. He served as the treasurer and finance committee chair of the KITM Board from 2015 to 2018.

Christofferson was appointed to the Board of Governors in February.
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