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Chris graduated with a B.B.A. in Marketing from Texas Tech University in 1981 before he worked as a sales representative in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. After working in the business world for six years, he enrolled in law school at the Texas Tech University School of Law where he received a J.D. in 1990. Later that same year, he was admitted as a member of the State Bar of Texas and began practicing in Fort Worth with one of the larger firms there. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas, as well as the District of Colorado, and is also admitted to the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Chris is board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Chris Lyster is Texas Boad Certified in Civil Trial Law

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Dispute

  • Commerical Insurance Disputes

  • Civil Litigation

  • Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Specialization, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990

  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1990

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas

    • J.D. - 1990

  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

    • B.B.A. - 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2006 - 2008

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® PreeminentTM (5.0)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, Advisory Committee, Present

  • American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance and Coverage Sections

  • State Bar of Texas, Consumer Law and Litigation Sections

  • Tarrant County Bar Association

  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Former District Director