A Texas Tech law school graduate is now an area district attorney.

Christopher Dennis of Levelland has been appointed as district attorney of the 286th Judicial District for Hockley and Cochran Counties by Governor Rick Perry.

Dennis is the Hockley County Attorney, and a former district attorney of Hockley County. He is also president of the West Texas Pop Warner Youth Football League, a member of the Levelland Rotary Club, and a former board member of the Covenant Hospital Foundation.

Dennis attended Lubbock Christian University for his bachelor’s degree, as well as the Texas Tech School of Law.