Chris Wu is Principal Court Management Consultant at the National Center for State Courts, an independent, nonprofit organization working to promote the rule of law and improve the administration of justice in state courts and courts around the world. Prior to joining NCSC, Chris was Senior Director, Judicial Engagement, at Casey Family Programs and Supervising Attorney with the California Judicial Council Center for Families, Children & the Courts. He also served as Executive Director of the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care. He is a member of the boards of directors of the National Center for Youth Law and Legal Services for Children, and a member of the Emeritus Board and former President of the National Association of Counsel for Children. His publications include articles on children’s law in the Fordham Law Review and the Family Court Review. He is a contributing author to California Juvenile Dependency Practice. Chris is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School where his interest in children's law began in the law school’s Child Advocacy Law Clinic.