Attorney Kerrisa Chelkowski

At the Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski, smart, knowledgeable, and experienced criminal defense is what you will find. Whether you are charged with a state or federal crime, criminal defense attorney Kerrisa Chelkowski will always strive to ensure your best interests are protected, from the beginning of an investigation to the end of post-conviction.

Get a San Antonio criminal defense attorney on your side! Contact my firm today at (210) 228-9393.

A History of Success

Being a former prosecutor for the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office and as a Special Prosecutor for the Medina County District Attorney’s Office, Kerrisa Chelkowski has an in-depth understanding of the various strategies the prosecution may use to build a case against you. Kerrisa Chelkowski has been able to prepare criminal defense cases with intelligence, creativity, and special attention to detail.

With hundreds of criminal cases tried before juries and judges in state and federal courts, including appeals involving the death penalty, Kerrisa has been able to prevail among her legal peers on widely publicized cases across Texas, including a dismissal of indictments against her clients involved in the Southwest Airlines case, and representing clients in the Bexar County multi-million dollar class action lawsuit settlement, involving illegal strip searches.

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  • Theft, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, Client Charged With Defrauding One of Country’s Largest Banks of Over $150,000 Dollars

    Theft, Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, client charged with defrauding one of the country’s largest banks of over $150,000 dollars, all but one count dismissed and given probation, no prison time.

  • Possession of Marijuana

    Possession of Marijuana – Case Dismissed

  • Felony DWI with a Child Passenger

    6 day trial Not guilty / acquittal 0.189 blood test and test positive for controlled narcotics, multiple vehicle accident, the client passed out and incoherent, video.

  • Felony DWI – Client’’s 9th DWI Conviction

    Felony DWI – client’’s 9th DWI conviction, prior prison sentences, got client 5 years probation with rehab, offer was 15 years in prison.

  • Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy Over 5 KG of Cocaine

    Federal multi-count drug conspiracy over 5 kg of cocaine western district of Texas, client given misdemeanor conviction and probation.

  • Federal Multi-Count Drug Conspiracy

    Federal multi-count drug conspiracy including multi-defendant, western district of Texas, client repeat offender prior federal prison terms, dismissed all but one count and given probation no prison time

  • Federal Drug Trafficking

    Federal Drug Trafficking Appeal – Overturned Sentence

  • DWI

    DWI Motion to Dismiss Lack of Speedy Trial – Case Dismissed

  • DWI

    DWI Child Passenger – Case Dismissed

  • 18 Counts of Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Money Laundering, Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering and Failure to File Tax

    Client part of multi-defendant indictment which included 18 counts of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, money laundering, conspiracy to commit money laundering and failure to file tax returns. 15 day-long jury trial in federal court in the southern district of texas. After 14 hours of deliberations, my client was acquitted on all charges while the other…

My Results Speak For Themselves

Case Results

Over the course of more than a decade of practicing as a San Antonio criminal defense lawyer, I have tried numerous misdemeanor and felony cases, and I have a near-perfect track record of success. When you come to the Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski for help, you can benefit from the fact that I am a former prosecutor and have worked on both sides of the courtroom on charges similar to yours. Take the time to read through the sampling of some of my case results below to get an idea of what types of victories I have achieved for my clients in the past. Then, contact my office for a free case evaluation.

Defending Texas with Experience

Why People Choose The Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski

Individuals and businesses seeking exceptional legal representation consistently turn to The Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski for a comprehensive and client-centered approach to legal solutions. Renowned for her unwavering commitment to excellence, Kerrisa Chelkowski proudly serves San Antonio, Texas. What sets the firm apart is her emphasis on personalized attention, actively listening to clients’ concerns, and tailoring strategies that align with unique objectives. The client-lawyer relationship is cultivated on a foundation of trust and open communication, fostering an environment where clients feel empowered and informed throughout the legal process. Choosing The Law Office of Kerrisa Chelkowski means opting for a dedicated ally, a commitment to achieving results, and a partnership that places the client’s interests at the forefront.

Over a Decade of
Client-Centered Solutions

Tried, and won, numerous cases with a nearly perfect rate of success.

Included in Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ for six consecutive years.

Former Prosecutor, Magistrate Judge

Listed as one of the Best Lawyers in San Antonio in SA Monthly.