Chris Cagle

Location: Austin, Texas
Phone: 512-371-6821
Fax: 512-537-0002 (fax)
Email: Email Me

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 selected as a “Texas Super Lawyer,” as published by Texas Monthly Magazine, from 2009-2018, 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 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.  Chris 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, all Texas Trial Courts, 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, and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice

Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Car Accidents
Truck Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff

Certified Legal Specialties

Admitted to Practice by the following Courts: The Texas Supreme Court and all Texas State Courts; The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas; The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas; The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2005

Education

South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
J.D. magna cum laude – 2004

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
B.B.A. cum laude – 1999

Major: Finance

Representative Cases

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.: 2007-262-A-TR (123rd Panola County District Court)

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)

Hye Lee and Jing Lee, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Si Young Lee, deceased, Jong Ho Park, Individually and as Representative of the Estate of Jin Ja Kim, deceased and Hyang Lee v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Cause No. 3:07-CV-1170-L (The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division)

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)

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)

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)

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyer Rising Star, as published by Texas Monthly, 2009 – 2015

Invited to speak to the Texas House of Representatives Committee on Civil Practices concerning the current application of the Texas Dram Shop Act, 2007

South Texas College of Law, Law Review, Best Article Award: Corporate Law. The article analyzed and contrasted private rights of action under Sections 12(b)6 of the Securities Act of 1934 and Section 10(b)5 of the Securities Act of 1933, 2004

American Jurisprudence Award: Corporate Finance, Real Estate Finance, and Property, South Texas College of Law, 2003

South Texas College of Law, Law Review, Best Article Award: Federal Law, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association