Professional License Defense Lawyers Austin & Throughout Texas

Christopher B. Wood, Senior Associate Attorney

Christopher B. Wood is a Senior Associate at Bertolino LLP.  His practice is devoted primarily to professional, medical and vocational liability defense.

A native Texan, Mr. Wood grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area before attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas for his undergraduate studies. Mr. Wood received his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, during which time he was recognized for his efforts at the Center for Legal and Social Justice, which houses St. Mary’s School of Law’s legal clinic and pro bono programs. Mr. Wood practiced at prominent regional law firms and litigation boutiques prior to joining Bertolino LLP. His diverse experience includes litigation matters ranging from minor business disputes to enormous “bet the company” multidistrict and class action litigation.

Mr. Wood has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine for 2014, 2018 and 2019. This recognition is limited to only 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys who exhibit excellence in the practice of law and have been practicing for less than 10 years or are 40 years old or younger. Click here to view Mr. Wood’s Texas Super Lawyers profile, which contains objective data from his law practice.

Areas of Practice

License Defense:

  • Real Estate License Defense
  • Insurance License Defense
  • CPA License/Tax License Defense
  • Appraiser Licensing
  • Physician License Defense
  • Pharmacist License Defense
  • Physician’s Assistant/Nursing License Defense
  • Veterinary License Defense
  • Dental License Defense

Civil Litigation:

  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Non-Subscriber Litigation & Arbitration
  • Securities Litigation & Arbitration

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


Juris Doctor, St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
Honors: Recipient, Pro Bono Certificate
Bachelor of Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Honors: President’s List, Dean’s List
Major: Political Science
Minor: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
American Bar Association (ABA)
Austin Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)
Golden Key International Honour Society

Super Lawyers Rising Star American Bar Association Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College Super Lawyers New York State Bar Association Houston Bar Association Austin Bar Association American Center for Law and Justice Law Firm 500 10.0Tony Ray Bertolino

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