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Christopher M. Kirker

Christopher M. Kirker

Trial Attorney for Complex Divorce, Family, Estate and Business Matters
  • Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Texas
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Chris M. Kirker is a Texas trial lawyer handling highly contested divorce and custody matters. Chris has been successfully handling divorce and custody cases for years and places intense focus and attention on every client he works with. While most cases do not go to trial, Chris knows the importance of being ready for trial should it become necessary.

After successfully handling many divorce and custody matters Chris has received numerous awards related to his prior clients’ satisfaction with his work. He has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the State of Texas by the National Trial Lawyers (2014-2023). Further, he has consistently been named one of the Top Ten Texas Family Law Attorneys under 40 by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys (2012-2019).

Chris frequently handles highly contested property matters, including but not limited to claims of separate property and divorces involving business interests.

For custody matters, Chris has successfully represented fathers, mothers and even grandparents in highly contested cases. As a father himself, Chris takes seriously a parent’s most precious gift: time with their child.

Chris graduated with honors from Baylor Law School, was a member of the Baylor Law Review, and finished in the top 10% of his graduating class.

Chris clerked at the international law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP) in San Antonio as well as Scott, Douglass, & McConnico, LLP located in Austin, Texas. Chris also interned for Federal Judge Walter S. Smith in Waco, Texas and Valero Energy Corp., the largest refiner in the United States.

Chris’ areas of practice include Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Family Violence, other Family law matters, Business Litgation, and Estate Planning.

Practice Areas
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Kirker Davis LLP
- Current
www.kirkerdavis.com
Attorney
Zinda & Davis, PLLC
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Contract Attorney
Vinson & Elkins LLP
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Education
Baylor Law School
J.D. (2010) | Law
Activities: cum laude; Baylor Law Review
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Syracuse University
B.A. (2006) | Psychology
cum laude
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Awards
10.0 Superb Rating
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
2014-2023
Best Family Lawyers in Frisco
Expertise.com
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2017-2023
Best Child Support Lawyers in Austin
Expertise.com
Top Attorney Award
Attorney.com
2019-2022
The 20 Best Divorce Lawyers in Austin
Lawyer Inc
Top 40 under 40
National Trial Lawyers
2012-2019
Top Ten Texas Family Law Attorneys under 40
National Association of Family Law Attorneys
2012-2019
Top 10 Attorney Award
National Academy of Family Attorneys
Client's Choice Award
Avvo.com
2012-2014
Top 100 (Texas)
The National Advocates
Top 10 Speaker
Dawson & Sodd Moot Court Competition
Regional Champion
Austin Bar Association Moot Court Champion
Brian Serr Advocacy Award
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Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
Member
- Current
Activities: Family Law Section
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Austin Young Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Williamson County Bar
Member
- Current
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Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of Texas
Member
- Current
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Austin Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Travis County Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Family Law Section
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Kirker Davis Blog
Contact & Map
Kirker Davis LLP
Austin (Main) Office
8310-1 N Capital of Texas Hwy #350
Austin, TX 78731
Telephone: (512) 883-4980
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Kirker Davis LLP
McKinney Office
6401 West Eldorado Pkwy #99
McKinney, TX 75070
Telephone: (214) 225-7097
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Kirker Davis LLP
San Antonio Office
4040 Broadway St., #240-311
San Antonio, TX 78209
Telephone: (210) 756-3371
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed