Chris M. Kirker

Chris Kirker is Co-founding Partner and Trial Attorney for complex family law litigation, primarily high-net-worth Texas divorce, custody, division of property, business ownership litigation, and trial consulting.

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 (2014-2024). 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 (2012-2024).

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, and other Family law matters.

Chris Kirker provides concierge-level legal services to clients across Texas and most often the following areas: Travis County, Williamson County, Bexar County, Collin County, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Bell County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Comal County, Austin, Westlake, Lakeway, Round Rock, Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Lago Vista, Bee Cave, Buda, Kyle, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, Fair Oaks, Stone Oak, Dallas / Fort Worth, Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Southlake.

Kirker Davis Reviews


I highly recommend Chris Kirker! He is a conscientious attorney that gets results. He is thoughtful and extremely effective. He helped resolve my problem faster than I thought possible. If the need ever arises he will be my first call!

Mark Ledyard


Chris Kirker and Bethany G. made a phenomenal team handing my heartbreaking divorce case. They made things makes sense. They translated emotions into asks. They worked seamlessly with the mediator, for a solution that worked for everyone and kept the case out of court. They made a bad situation digestible and made a terrible situation a little bit easier. If you have to do it, choose them. Worth every dollar, and then some.

Kristen Eastman


Kirker Davis is a top-of-the-line law firm that excels in strategy, execution, and victory. As a Line Officer in the Navy with 16 years of service, I can credibly assess that their operations are on point and well-greased. Holly and Chris are simply magic in the courtroom: expertly weaving their story on the floor and directing the flow of arguments. What's more is that they take that extra level of care and customer service when you need it most, making critical calls and responses via email and phone at night and on the weekend should necessity dictate. The result is a pair that exhibits hybrid characteristics of both dedicated hired guns and personal friends and confidants. Kirker Davis advertises concierge-level service, and it couldn't be more true. My case started out very bleak, with multiple significant challenges and obstacles already established when I first walked into the Kirker Davis office. Holly, Chris and the rest of the KD team were able to turn the tables from a defensive posture to undeniable forward momentum. There is no better team to have at your back and side to protect you and achieve the results you're looking for.

Reggie C.

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At Kirker Davis LLP, Chris M. Kirker can help you through a variety of issues you may find yourself confronting in the course of ending your marriage. Call us at (512) 598-0010 to speak with a thoughtful, dedicated attorney.

Honors and Awards
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 2012-2024
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the State of Texas – 2014-2024
  • National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA) Top Ten Under 40, State of Texas, 2014-2024
  • The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, State of Texas, 2024
  • The National Advocates Top 40 Under 40, State of Texas 2024
  • Executive Committee, The National Advocates, Top 40 Under 40
  • Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017 – 2024
  • Baylor University School of Law, cum laude, J.D.; member, Baylor Law Review
  • Syracuse University, cum laude, B.A. Psychology
Professional Memberships
  • Austin Bar Association; Family Law Section
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

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