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John T. Floyd

Christopher M. Choate

Houston Trial Lawyer Christopher M. Choate has nearly twenty years of legal experience over a wide variety of complex criminal and civil cases.


Christopher M. Choate

Christopher M. Choate began his journey towards becoming one of the country’s most promising defense attorneys more than a decade ago. As a student at the Indiana University School of Law, Mr. Choate took a deep interest in white collar criminal defense, and tailored his studies to focus on federal. international, and transnational disciplines. Outside of the classroom, he served as the Operations Editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies and Vice-President of the International Law Society. Mr. Choate was awarded his JD in 2004 and began practicing law shortly after.


Today, after more than a decade of helping to protect the rights of others, Mr. Choate has established himself as a tenacious and formidable Houston criminal defense lawyer. Christopher M. Choate has handled unique and complex federal cases in more than 30 district and circuit courts across the country, from Tacoma, Washington to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Mr. Choate has traveled across the world in defense of his clients, visiting Japan to negotiate with public prosecutors and Liechtenstein to collaborate with local counsel.


Before joining the John T. Floyd team as Mr. Floyd’s right-hand man and lead litigation and research attorney, Christopher M. Choate honed his skills working in several other criminal justice offices. Joining the John T. Floyd Law Firm has given Mr. Choate the opportunity to strengthen his experience representing clients facing serious criminal charges on both a state and federal level.


Mr. Choate’s unique experience with a comprehensive range of criminal, civil, and transactional legal disciplines enables him to find inventive and strategic solutions to his clients’ concerns. Christopher M. Choate is a fierce and relentless legal advocate, investing extensive time, energy, and research into each and every case, stopping only when he finds a solution.


A proud member of the State Bar of Texas, as well as the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Christopher M. Choate has been published in the Executive Legal Adviser, and has been interviewed by news outlets across North America for his experience.


You can get in touch with Mr. Choate today by calling the Houston office of the John T. Floyd Law Firm at 713-224-0101. The sooner you reach out, the more likely you are to have a positive outcome in your case.




School Major Degree Graduated
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington Law JD – Juris Doctor 2004
University of Texas System, Austin Plan II & English BA – Bachelor of Arts 2000



Position Association Name Duration
Member Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association 2008–present

 Previous Employment


Position Duration
Attorney at Law at John T. Floyd Law Firm 2011–present
Sole Practitioner at The Choate Firm 2008–present
Sole Practitioner at The Choate Firm 2008–present
Attorney at Law at Dinesh Singhal 2011
Attorney at Law at Law Offices of Sameh Aly, PLLC 2010
Non-equity principal, associate, writer at McNabb Associates, P.C. 2005–2008

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