Chris Botto has joined the law firm of Boon, Calk Echols, Coleman & Goolsby, PLLC as an associate attorney. Botto's practice will focus on civil litigation including commercial litigation, personal injury law, government and constitutional law. He is licensed to practice before all Texas state courts and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas.
Botto graduated cum laude from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas in 2005 with a bachelor of arts in Politics and from Pennsylvania State Law School in 2008, where he was a member of the International Law Review and American Association for Justice National Trial Competition Team.
Prior to joining Boon, Calk, Echols, Coleman, & Goolsby, PLLC, Botto worked for ten years as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney for Gregg County practicing primarily in the 124th District Court.
Botto rose to the position of First Assistant Criminal District Attorney and also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas.
In January 2019, Botto opened his own law firm in Longview.
In his free time Chris coaches rugby at LeTourneau University and is active in the Longview Teen Court Program.
- Texas, 2008
- Eastern District of the United States, 2017
- Pennsylvania State University
- University of Dallas
B.A., 2005, cum laude
- Longview Teen Court Advocacy Coach
- LeTourneau University Rugby Coach
- Personal Injury Law
- Civil Rights
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- 18-Wheeler Accidents
- Defective Products
- Work-Related Accidents and Injuries
- Business Law and Commercial Litigation
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