Chris Wu joined the National Center for State Courts as a Principal Court Management Consultant in 2019. He consults with state courts and their partners at all levels around the country on best practices with a focus on families and children in the courts. Mr. Wu also manages state and federal government relations on family and children’s policies affecting state courts. His subject areas of expertise include child welfare, juvenile justice, family law, child support, mental health, elder law, and domestic violence.
Prior to joining NCSC, Mr. Wu was the Senior Director for Judicial Engagement at Casey Family Programs. There, his work focused on using a team of judicial and attorney consultants to work with juvenile courts and their partners in key jurisdictions around the country to improve court practices, primarily working to reduce the need for foster care. Before his service Casey Family Programs, Mr. Wu served the Judicial Council of California in various positions for over 18 years, as Attorney, Supervising Attorney, Executive Director of the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care, and Co-Counsel to the Judicial Council Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee.