Christopher J. Pettit is a founding partner in the law firm of Chris Pettit & Associates, P.C., a partnership of professional corporations in San Antonio. An accomplished and dynamic speaker, Mr. Pettit regularly presents educational seminars for the public as well as to private groups on the importance of proper estate planning and other insurance issues.
Mr. Pettit was admitted to practice before all state courts in the State of Texas, as well as the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Texas. He is a member of the American and State Bar Associations, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Trial Lawyers Association of Texas and San Antonio, the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, the San Antonio Estate Planners Council, and the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. In addition to his work with clients concerned about protecting their families from the devastating legal effects of disability and death, Mr. Pettit has taught law at both the National Christian School of Law and Our Lady of the Lake University. He is also the author of several articles on legal procedure and has served as briefing attorney to the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston.
Mr. Pettit did his undergraduate work in economics, with distinction, at the University of Dallas. Mr. Pettit was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio. While attending law school, Mr. Pettit was the associate editor of the Law Journal.
In his spare time, Mr. Pettit enjoys playing golf and tennis. In addition, he has often served as a volunteer speaker for church and alumni functions.