Terry Chucas

Terry Chucas, San Diego Family Law Attorney

An attorney in San Diego, California, Terry Chucas has received numerous accolades during his lengthy career in family law. Martindale-Hubbell distinguished him with its highest rating, which only the top 10 percent of lawyers achieve. San Diego Magaizine recently named him as a top attorney in the city, and the San Diego Daily Transcript selected him as Family Lawyer of the year. Terry Chucas currently focuses his practice on dependency court appeals and has earned admittance to the Dependency Appellate Panel for the Fourth District Court of Appeal in San Diego and the Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles. Previously he represented children in high conflict divorce cases through the Superior Court of San Diego and was often appointed the most difficult cases. He has handled more than 1,500 cases and approximately 350 trials.

Terry Chucas studied history at the University of British Columbia, graduating with a bachelor of arts, and studied law at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, from which he graduated with a JD and ranked 15th in a class of 105 students.





State Farm Insurance

Insurance Agent

1972 to 1982

Royal Canadian Navy


1968 to 1971


University of British Columbia


1964 to 1968

Thomas Jefferson


1973 to 1976