A veteran family law attorney, Terry Chucas brings more than four decades of professional experience to his private practice in San Diego, California. In his current work, Mr. Chucas represents parents and children involved in dependency court cases and appeals. Since entering the legal field, he has handled thousands of cases while earning honors such as being named Family Lawyer of the Year by the San Diego Daily Transcript. A prominent figure in the field, Terry Chucas sits on the appellate panel for both the Second District Court of Appeals in Los Angeles and the Fourth District Court of Appeals in San Diego.
Terry Chucas earned a bachelor’s degree in history at the University of British Columbia before completing his law degree at Thomas Jefferson University, where he graduated in the top 15 percent of his class. Prior to launching his own attorney practice, he held a number of leadership positions in the insurance and business development industries, including serving as the owner of a State Farm insurance agency and the executive vice president of nursing home developer N.B. Cook, Inc.
Outside of his professional life, Mr. Chucas gives back to his community by supporting the YMCA.