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Christian M. Sternat

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Houston, TX

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Christian M. Sternat is licensed to practice law in the States of Texas and Ohio. He has been board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988. Born in Pasadena, Texas in 1951, Mr. Sternat lived in various parts of the country prior to his return to the Houston area in 1984.

Presently Mr. Sternat is a member of: The American Bar Association, The Texas Bar Association, The Houston Bar Association, The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, The Houston Association of Debtors Attorneys, and he is a Fellow in the College of the State Bar of Texas.

Past lectures and legal papers by Mr. Sternat include: Tax Related Bankruptcy Issues (The Lorman Center, 1992), and Bankruptcy vs. Divorce, The Battle Continues (The North Harris County Bar Association, 1995).

Licensed for 43 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1980
Updated 01/14/2023
State OH
Status Inactive
Acquired 1979
Updated 02/11/2023

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1111 North Loop West
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Houston, TX, 77008
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Posted by Tiffany | January 10, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
THE VERY BEST representation we could have EVER asked for!
Chris M. Sternat is not only an amazing Attorney, he is is an amazing person! Chris is TRUSTWORTHY and HONEST! He is the most experienced and knowledgeable Attorney you will find. In addition, he always kept us very well informed and organized. It just simply doesn't get more top notch than Chris Sternat. He advised us through the entire process and advised us very well. He has many many years of experience and with an issue this important you simply can't settle for anyone less than Chris. He is simply the VERY BEST! Look no further!
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Posted by Linda | August 24, 2019
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Best Bankruptcy Attorney in Houston
Mr. Sternat filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy for me and it went through with no issues due to his vast knowledge of Bankruptcy law and his very thorough review of all issues in the case.


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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • Ohio University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973


  • State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Fellow
  • 2003 - Present
  • State Bar College
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Houston Association of Debtors Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Board Certified Consumer Bankruptcy
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2016
  • Board Certified - Bankruptcy
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2016
  • Texas Bar College
  • Life Fellow
  • 2003
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  • Houston Bar Association
  • Tax Related Bankruptcy Issues
  • 2013
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy and It's Impact on the Family Law Case
  • 2004

Speaking Engagements

  • 13th International Bankruptcy Conference
  • Withdrawal of Reference
  • 2016
  • Tenth International Bankruptcy Conference
  • UCC - International & Bankruptcy
  • 2013
  • Houston Association of Debtor Attorneys
  • UCC - Bankruptcy Notices
  • 2013
  • Ninth International Bankruptcy Conference
  • UCC - Note Enforcement
  • 2012
  • Sixth International Bankruptcy Conference
  • Home Equity Loans
  • 2009
  • Second International Bankruptcy Conference
  • Home Equity Loans
  • 2005
  • First International Bankruptcy Conference
  • Home Equity Loans
  • 2004
  • North Harris County Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy & Family Law
  • 1994
  • Taxation and IRS Defense
  • Tax Related Bankruptcy Issues
  • 1992
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Houston Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Christian M. Sternat
Christian M. Sternat
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Houston, TX
Licensed for 43 years