Brigham Young University – 1998
Utah State Bar Member
CEO for the Utah Association of Realtors
Kyler Kohler Ostermiller & Sorensen, LLP (“KKOS Lawyers”) was founded by attorneys Chris Kyler and Mark Kohler in 2001. Today, KKOS Lawyers assists clients nationwide from offices in Arizona, California, Utah, and Idaho. Our firm handles business planning, estate planning, tax planning, self-directed retirement planning, and ERISA, securities law, litigation, government relations, and real estate. We have achieved numerous victories for our clients in Court, in the Utah Legislature, and in advising thousands of clients in their individual businesses and estates. Our firm strives to provide effective, competent counsel at competitive rates. Our firm has attorneys licensed in Utah, Idaho, California, Colorado, Arizona, and Nevada.
Our government affairs lawyers are Chris Kyler and Mike Ostermiller. They have both been repeatedly recognized as Utah Legal Elites in the area of Government Relations by Utah Business Magazine and regularly represent clients before the Utah Legislature. In addition to their association with our firm, Chris serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Utah Association of Realtors and Mike Ostermiller serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Northern Wasatch Association of Realtors.
Chris is a lobbyist with nineteen years of experience and serves as CEO for the Utah Association of Realtors. He is responsible for creating and managing the legislative advocacy efforts, including legislative drafting, campaigning, fund-raising, PAC money disbursement, and lobbying. He is also a frequent speaker in meetings across Utah where he helps business leaders and their staff members better understand the legal and political issues facing their industries.
In addition to representing the Realtors, Chris also represents other private clients before local, state, and federal government bodies. Chris’ clients include national associations, fortune 500 companies, and major utilities.
Chris Kyler received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Brigham Young University and his Juris Doctor degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School. In law school, Chris was designated a national member of the Order of Barristers for achieving excellence in courtroom advocacy. He is licensed to practice law in Utah and California. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Society of Association Executives.