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Progressive, yet professional, Chris brings unique and creative ideas to the practice of law.
Houston Attorney William Rosch says: "Chris exhibits a firmness of conviction while maintaining the intellectual flexibility of one more advanced in experience...above all things, Chris places a premium on personal integrity, intellectual honesty and professionalism."
Mr. Attig was just named a 2011 Texas Rising Star by Superlawyers.com, and a 2012 and 2013 Super Lawyer. Only 2.5% of Texas attorneys are named as Rising Stars.
Fom September 2011 - November 2012,,Mr. Attig was the Co-Chair of the Veterans Assistance Subcommittee of the Dallas Bar Association. The goal of this group is to find ways to get more legal help to more veterans more quickly.
Chris Attig's first job after college was military service.
He attained the rank of Captain in the United States Army (Field Artillery) while on Active Duty from 1993-1997, and in the Reserves from 1993-2004, at posts across the United States and the Republic of South Korea.
Chris was awarded the United States Army Commendation Medal, graduated Airborne School, attended Ranger school, and prior to leaving active duty, was invited to attend Special Forces Assesment and Selection.
Chris has been accredited by the VA to handle Veterans Benefits Claims since September 2008 (VA POA Code 101), and is a member in good standing of the Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims (CAVC).
Since 2007, he has handled numerous cases at many VA Regional Offices around the country, the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA), the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)
He served as lead counsel in Oral Arguments before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (on a Veterans Employment matter), and the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (in an employment discrimination claim by an Air Force Reservist).
In 2012, Mr. Attig was named the "2012 Outstanding Clinic Attorney Volunteer" at the Dallas Bar Association's Veterans Legal Clinic (held on every First Friday at the Veterans Resource Center next to the Dallas VA Medical Center).
Chris blends the best styles of business leadership and legal advocate. He has worked as an executive with two Fortune 500 companies. He was previously licensed by the NASD as a General Securities Representative, and has operated an independent financial planning practice.
Chris's experience with county, state and federal governments taught him to navigate the tangled webs of government bureaucracy and inefficiency on behalf of his clients.
As an attorney, he served as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel for the I.R.S., practicing federal employment law and practiced as an MSPB attorney. He was selected to serve as a student law-clerk to Chief Justice Thomas R. Phillips of the Texas Supreme Court in 2002, and also served as a law clerk with the Harris County Attorney's Office in Houston from 2000-2001.
In 2002, Chris was honored as the Best Advocate at South Texas College of Law. With teammate and attorney Courtney Hoff, he represented South Texas as an Advocate in the 2002 White-Collar Crime National Mock Trial Tournament in Washington, D.C. As an ACLU debate panelist in 2003, he debated against the sustainability of war in Iraq.
Mr. Attig is available to offer presentations to your organization or group about Veterans Benefits: email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know what you are looking for. The following are recent presentations and upcoming presentations on Veterans matters:
In addition to the eBooks available through this website, Chris authored several articles including:
Chris is a member of:
Until his youngest child was born, Chris played amateur baseball in the Amateur Baseball Association and MSBL leagues in Dallas-Ft. Worth. He passes on what he learned as a ballplayer as a little-league and T-Ball coach in the Plano Baseball Association, and the Dallas Little League.
When not advocating for a Veteran or discussing Veteran's issues, Mr. Attig enjoys hunting in Arkansas and Pennsylvania motorcycling, raising chickens and Urban Roosters, & spending time with his wife and 3 children.
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