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Chris Cheatham

Chris Cheatham

Of Counsel
McAllen, Texas

Chris Cheatham, licensed to practice law in Texas since 2006, is a graduate of Baylor Law School. Before joining the Villeda Law Group, Chris practiced through his own firm in Dallas. There, Chris worked on cases with other firms across Texas (including the Villeda Law Group), principally with legal research and drafting, primarily on complex commercial matters, such as business disputes, bankruptcy litigation, white collar criminal cases, and general civil litigation -- including cases decided by the Texas Supreme Court and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Disputes
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Cases
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - December, 2005
  • John Jay College, New York City
    • M.A. - 2002
  • Sam Houston State University
    • B.S. - 2000

Published Works

  • Authored monthly case law summaries for the Criminal Justice Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2010 - 2013
  • Authored monthly articles summarizing criminal case law, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2008 - 2013
  • Co-Editor, Voice for the Defense, TCDLA, 2010 - 2013

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