Chris Cagle is an experienced trial attorney and personal injury lawyer.
Chris has represented thousands of individuals who have suffered devastating injuries as the result of someone else’s negligence. In his work protecting injured individuals, Chris has litigated cases throughout the State of Texas and the United States.
Chris has been recognized as one of Texas Super Lawyers 2009-2021, as selected by Thomas Reuters, and published in Texas Monthly Magazine, an honor bestowed on less than 3% of lawyers throughout the State of Texas.
Chris has qualified as a Member of the Million Dollar Advocate and Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum, as a direct result of his work in achieving sizeable verdicts and settlements for his clients. Chris is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). ABOTA is an invitation-only organization whose membership is reserved for experienced trial lawyers and judges. He has also achieved an AVVO “Superb” rating. Throughout his career, Chris has handled all aspects of civil litigation-from pre-litigation settlements through jury verdicts and appeals. Chris has tried every type of case to a jury at the courthouse. He has tried wrongful death cases, medical malpractice cases, car wreck cases, on the job injury cases, and landowner dispute/property damage cases to juries throughout the State of Texas. Chris has litigated cases in other States including California, Washington, Idaho, Louisiana, Georgia, and Florida. Chris has been invited to speak to the Texas Legislature concerning the current status of the Dram Shop Act in Texas, and has been invited by District Court Judges to speak at courtroom dedication ceremonies.
Chris earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from Texas A&M University in 1999 and earned his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in December 2004. During law school, Chris served with distinction on the South Texas Law Review, where he authored numerous award winning legal articles.
Chris is licensed to practice in front of the Texas Supreme Court, all Texas Appellate Courts, the Trial Courts of the State of Texas, and the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western District of Texas. Chris is a member of the State Bar of Texas, The Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, The Austin Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Board of Advocates.
Areas of Practice
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Defective Medical Devices
Bar Admissions and Certifications
Supreme Court of Texas, 2005
The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2007
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2008
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2008
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 2009
Certified Mediator-Mediators and Arbitrators of America, 2020
Certified Arbitrator-Mediators and Arbitrators of America, 2020
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
J.D. magna cum laude – 2004
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
B.B.A. Finance, cum laude – 1999
Jennifer Cruz v. Austin Diagnostic Clinic and Austin Radiological Association; Cause No. D-1-GN-13002196 (In the 200th District Court of Travis County)
Luisa Arizpe v. Bertha L. Mediana & Associates, P.A.; Cause No. C-466-07 (The District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas)
Chavez v. Rodolfo Walss and Valley Regional Medical Center; Cause No. 2006-07-3277-D (The 103rd Judicial District Court; Cameron County, Texas)
Judy Stewart vs. Premier Ambulatory Surgery of Austin, LLP, d/b/a South Austin Surgery Center; Cause No.: D-1-GN-08-001493 (The 261st District Court; Travis County, Texas)
Tim Durgin vs. Harold Bruce Hamilton and Texas Neurology & Pain; Cause No.: 2007-3898-1 (19th Judicial District Court; McLennan County, Texas)
Maria Bueno, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Jose Armando Bueno v. Cash Construction Company, Ltd., BWC Interests, Inc., and Caterpillar, Inc.; Cause No. D-1-GN-06-002659 (The 250th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas)
Isauro Perez v. M.G. Cleaners, L.L.C.; Cause No. C-3047-06B (The 93rd Judicial District Court of Hidalgo County, Texas)
Hye Lee and Jing Lee, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Si Young Lee, deceased v. DaimlerChrysler Corporation and Frank Parra Autoplex, Inc.; Cause No. 06-05046 (The 116th Judicial District Court of Dallas County, Texas)
Courtland Logue and Brenda Logue v. Ryan Logue; Cause No. D-1-GN-07-003362 (The 345th Judicial District, Travis County, Texas)
Douglas Treuter v. Sylvia Davis and Johanna Kate Corbell; Cause No. D-1-GN-09-000643 (The 345th District Court, Travis County Texas)
Troy Arn v. Sydney Tye Stuart; Case No. 03-09-00284-CV (Third Court of Appeals for the Third District of Texas)
Melissa Dubick v. Tasha Sibenaler; Cause No. D-1-GN-07-000612 (The 201st Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas)
Hugh Cardon, Claimant, v. Mormac Brokerage Agency, Inc.; Anthony R. Morris, Investors Capital Holdings, Ltd., Respondents; FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration Number 09-05362 (Respondents)
Michael Guidry v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Scott Chapman, and Matt Chapman; Cause No. D-1-GN-08-004681/FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitration Number 09-02729 (The 419th Judicial District Court, Travis County, Texas)
Honors and Awards
Texas Super Lawyers 2009-2021, as selected by Thomas Reuters, and published in Texas Monthly Magazine.
Invited to speak to the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Civil Practices concerning the current application of the Texas Dram Shop Act, 2007
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- American Bar Association
- Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
- Austin Bar Association
- American Board of Trial Advocates