Christopher J. Mutimer

Christopher J. Mutimer

Phone: 202-389-9000

Christopher J. Mutimer is a widely respected and resolute trial attorney who has been serving clients in Washington D.C. for over a decade. His representation has included an impressive pallet of criminal defense cases including misdemeanor, felony, and DUI related matters. In addition to his robust criminal defense practice, Mr. Mutimer has created a niche as one of the area’s most prestigious and skilled attorneys in relation to criminal investigations, grand jury witness representation and civil protection matters. Mr. Mutimer’s tenacious advocacy for his clients has earned him an excellent peer-reviewed rating from Martindale-Hubbell of “AV Preeminent.” In addition, Mr. Mutimer has been named a Washington, D.C. “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine and a Top 40 Under 40 for DUI and Criminal Defense by the National Trial Lawyers. As noted within over 100 Google Business reviews, colleagues and clients have consistently described Mr. Mutimer as an aggressive attorney who genuinely cares and fights for his clients.

  • SuperLawyers Rising Stars
  • SuperLawyers
  • Avvo

Founding Monument Legal

Prior to co-founding Monument Legal PC, Mr. Mutimer was a partner at Scrofano Law for over eight years. During his tenure at Scrofano Law, Mr. Mutimer played a pivotal role in expanding the firm from a single office in Washington, D.C., to a firm with law offices in Maryland and Virginia. In 2024, Mr. Mutimer and his partner Jay Mykytiuk left Scrofano Law to start a new firm. The goal of this endeavor was to create a firm that sought a smart, fresh, and streamlined approach to providing aggressive, competent, and caring client representation. With an emphasis being placed on putting the client first and the business second, Monument Legal PC was born.

Mr. Mutimer’s Early Years

Christopher Mutimer was born in Maryland and grew up in the Washington, D.C. area. He completed his undergraduate studies at American University, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and earned his Juris Doctor from Catholic University – The Columbus School of Law.

In 2017, Mr. Mutimer graduated from the prestigious Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming, an intensive advocacy program founded by famed trial lawyer Gerry Spence. That same year, he traveled to Atlanta Georgia where he was certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing to assist him in defending DUI matters. Currently, he is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. And as a small (and local) badge of honor, Mr. Mutimer prides himself in having a drink named after him at a D.C. pub. The name – “Mutimer’s Closing Argument.”

Aggressive Criminal Defense Advocacy

Mr. Mutimer’s reputation for being a trusted, meticulous, and zealous advocate has led him to represent individuals who maintain our Nation’s highest security clearances. Further, Mr. Mutimer has represented members of our armed forces and has assisted JAG Corps by appearing at Quantico where he successfully argued in defense of a young Marine Corps Officer. Mr. Mutimer’s candor and pose has led to him providing interviews with The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, Eater and Fox News. During his off time, Mr. Mutimer enjoys tutoring other attorneys and law students by teaching an annual class at the George Washington School of Law on Domestic Violence and an annual class for the D.C. Bar on “How to Handle a Criminal Case in D.C. Superior Court.”

Mr. Mutimer’s Hobbies Outside of Monument Legal

Mr. Mutimer has been living in Washington, D.C. for over 20 years. Currently, he resides on Capital Hill with his wife and son. For enjoyment, Mr. Mutimer loves to travel, boat, attend live music events, and run. His passion for running has led him to compete in marathons and ultra-marathons.



Admissions & Certifications

  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court – District of Columbia


  • Columbus School of Law, Catholic University (2012)
  • American University, B.A., 2005 (Magna Cum Laude)