LegalMatch Staff Writer

Chas is a California native who enjoys world travel, hiking where the views are plentiful and riding bicycles on back roads anywhere. He has been deep into the Internet since 1995, and now search engine optimization and marketing occupy the days (and nights) between bike rides, hiking trips and unhurried travel.

Prior to joining LegalMatch in 2001, Chas was the user experience manager for His education includes a degree in Multimedia Studies from the College of Marin, an Internet Publishing Certificate from the Center for Electronic Art and a stint at the San Francisco Art Institute. In addition to travel and outdoor activities, he is striving to achieve fluency in Spanish and volunteers as an ESL teacher for a local non-profit.

Currently he writes not only for, but is also a contributor to the Outdoor and Fitness section of, as well as writing and marketing for, and When all of the above is too much, he goes out to the garage and spins a wrench or two on his 1960 Austin Healey 3000.