Curt is a founding partner of the San Antonio-based law firm Martin Cukjati & Tom, LLP. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Texas and is admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Curt is committed to helping those who are most deserving of focused legal services. Curt achieved an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 2011, which he maintains to this day.
Curtis “Curt” L. Cukjati is a founding partner of the San Antonio-based law firm Martin Cukjati & Tom, LLP. Practicing law since 1989, he focusing on all aspects of complex civil litigation. Curt is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Texas. He is also admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Curt is a seasoned trial lawyer who has experience at every stage of litigation, from filing lawsuits through appeals. He handles an array of litigation for businesses and individuals on both the plaintiff and defense sides throughout Texas. Across his career, he has represented clients in litigation involving personal injury, business law and commercial litigation, and more.
Curt is committed to helping those who are most deserving of focused legal services. He believes that justice can be very elusive in our legal system. Because of this, he finds nothing more rewarding than taking a case he knows is meritorious that has been rejected by others and establishing accountability, no matter the size of the claim.
He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with honors, in 1986. Curt was a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honor Society, Co-Chairman of the Student Affairs Committee, and a Staff Writer for the yearbook during college. He earned his law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law, with honors, in 1989. During law school, Curt was selected for inclusion in the John Harlan Honor Society, received multiple merit scholarships, was selected as the St. Mary’s Law Journal Note and Comment Editor, and served as a Research Assistant. In addition, he won the Writing Award for Best Law Review Article on a Litigation Topic.
Curt achieved an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 2011, which he maintains to this day. Martindale-Hubbell has evaluated attorneys for more than 130 years on legal ability and ethical standards. An “AV” rating means an attorney has reached the highest level of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
He has served as a member and leader of numerous professional associations, including on the Editorial Advisory Board for Texas Pretrial Practice Manual, as the Editor in Chief of The San Antonio Lawyer, as a Sustaining Member of the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, and more. Outside of work, Curt enjoys spending time with his family and at his ranch.