Chris Pettit
Chris Pettit & Associates, P.C.

11902 Rustic Lane
San Antonio, TX 78230
TEL: (210) 732-8300

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About Chris Pettit & Associates, P.C.

Chris Pettit & Associates, P.C. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in San Antonio, TX, our mission is to provide residents of San Antonio and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of San Antonio and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Chris Pettit

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.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.