Christopher John Deeves

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Elms Macchia, PLLC
 | 2702 Treble Creek, San Antonio, TX 78258
Phone: 210-761-5835
Fax: 210-349-8805
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (50%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Family Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher John Deeves is the founder and owner of the Deeves Law Firm, PC, in San Antonio, Texas. Board-certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a Civil Appellate Lawyer and possessing more than more than 24 years of legal experience, Mr. Deeeves represents the rights and interests of plaintiff and defendant clients alike throughout Bexar County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Traditional family law and civil appeals in state and federal courts
  • Mandamus proceedings
  • Interlocutory appeals
  • Petitions for review to the Texas Supreme Court

Through his appellate practice, Mr. Deeves handles all legal motions and charge conferences and drafts jury charges so that the trial counsel can focus more on interviewing witnesses and preparing for trial. In addition, he has gained significant experience handling insurance coverage disputes for policyholders and claimants as well as insurance providers. From his efforts, he has earned recognition from his peers as one of the top appellate attorneys in his region, and he has received many positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1991 graduate of Rice University with degrees in history and economics, Mr. Deeves obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1994, where he graduated within the top 3% of his class. While in law school, he completed an internship with Justice Rose Spector of the Texas Supreme Court and served as a briefing attorney for Chief Justice Curtiss Brown of the Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals.

Mr. Deeves received his license to practice in Texas in 1994, and he is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Texas as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Texas Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Appellate
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Family Law
Focus Areas

Appeals, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2012, 2016 - 2020

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About Christopher Deeves

Admitted: 1994, Texas


  • Graduated in the Top Third of his Class, University of Texas School of Law, 1994
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Appellate Law, 2011 

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified--Civil Appellate Law, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Northern District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, 1994

Educational Background:

  • Cypress Creek High School
  • Rice University, Major: History and Economics, 1991

Industry Groups

  • Appellate
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Office Location for Christopher John Deeves

2702 Treble Creek
San Antonio, TX 78258

Phone: 210-761-5835

Fax: 210-349-8805

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Last Updated: 12/9/2019

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