Christopher Zoukis, MBA, Lead Federal Prison Consultant

Christopher Zoukis, MBA, is the Managing Director of the Zoukis Consulting Group, a federal prison consultancy which assists attorneys, federal criminal defendants, and federal prisoners with prison preparation and in-prison matters. His books include Directory of Federal Prisons (Middle Street Publishing, 2019), Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017), Prison Education Guide (PLN Publishing, 2016), and College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Company, 2014).Christopher Zoukis


Mr. Zoukis has both contributed articles to, and been interviewed by, a broad selection of media outlets, including USA Today, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, New York Daily News, Detroit Free Press, Prison Legal News, Criminal Legal News, Truth-Out, Think Progress, and others. He also reviews books for the New York Journal of Books.


Mr. Zoukis has a Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Business Administration and Legal Studies) and Masters of Business Administration from Adams State University. Also from ASU, he earned a Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Advanced Certificate in Paralegal Studies, and an Employment Law Certificate.


Christopher Zoukis has been recognized by a large number of legal, book, and writing organizations for his expertise. His Federal Prison Handbook has enjoyed a number of awards and recognitions:


-Foreword Magazine: Social Sciences Indie Book of the Year (3rd Place)
-IndieReader Nonfiction Discovery Award (3rd Place)
-Next Generation Indie Book Awards: Nonfiction Award
-Colorado Independent Book Publishing Awards: Nonfiction Shortlist
-National Indie Excellence Awards: Nonfiction Award
-Readers Favorite Book Awards: Gold Medal, General Nonfiction
-Chanticleer Book Awards: Instructional & Insightful Nonfiction Award
-Eric Hoffer Book Awards: Montaigne Medal Finalist
-Feathered Quill Book Awards: Nonfiction Informational Category (2nd Place)


In 2018, Mr. Zoukis was named a finalist for the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Award. In 2016, his Prison Law Blog was named a Top Law Blawg by the American Bar Association. In 2014, his book College for Convicts was the recipient of the Eric Hoffer Book Award’s Montaigne Medal for the most thought-provoking book of the year. And in 2012, he was recognized in the Pen America Center’s prison writing contest.


If you or a loved one are in need of a federal prison consultant to help you prepare for a term of federal incarceration, resolve problems while incarcerated, or successfully reenter society after a term of imprisonment, don’t wait. Email Christopher Zoukis at [email protected] or call 843-732-1740 today.