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Texas Bankruptcy Lawyer Cheryl S. Davis

Cheryl S. Davis

Bankruptcy Lawyer

Fax: 915-565-9191

About Cheryl S. Davis

Cheryl received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and her law degree from Texas Tech School of Law. Cheryl was rated as a Super Lawyer from 2019-2023. Cheryl has been both a vice president and president of the Border Bankruptcy Bar. A member of the State Bar of Texas, she served in the prestigious position of Law Clerk to Justice Ann McClure of the Eighth Court of Appeals. She has been an officer and member of the El Paso Women’s Bar Association and is a member of the College of the State Bar. Cheryl is Board Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law in Texas and is licensed in both Texas and New Mexico, and is admitted to practice in Federal Court in the Western and Northern Districts of Texas, the District of New Mexico, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Cheryl is a native El Pasoan and has been active in the community, having served as legal counsel to the El Paso Amigo Airshow until 2009. She was a member of the mission team for St. Mark’s Methodist Church and has been on the board for many organizations.

In 2018, Cheryl and her husband Kirk Davis relocated to the Dallas area, following Kirk’s appointment to a coaching position at Timberview High School.

Her son James served in the U.S. Army. As such, she is sensitive to the needs and concerns of military personnel and their families. She also has three stepchildren and three grandchildren.



Associations & Memberships

  • El Paso Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2008—2011)
  • Federal Bar Association (Treasurer, 2008—2010)
  • Texas Bar Association (Member)
  • New Mexico Bar Association (Member)
  • El Paso Border Bankruptcy Bar (Member, President, 2010—2011 & 2001—2002, Vice President, 2000—2001, Treasurer 1999—2000)
  • El Paso Women’s Bar Association (Vice President, 1999—2000)
  • College of the State Bar of Texas (Member)
  • St. Mark’s Methodist Church (International Missions Team Member)
  • St. Mark’s Methodist School (School Board Member, 2004—2005, Board of Trustees, 2007—2010)
  • El Paso Amigo Airshow (Board of Directors, 2003—2006, Legal Counsel, 2003—2009)


  • Board Certified, Consumer Bankruptcy Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


  • English & Spanish

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 1997, Texas
  • 1999, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • 2000, New Mexico
  • 2001, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
  • 2009, Texas Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • 2000, New Mexico Supreme Court of the United States of America

Legal Experience

  • The Law Offices of Cheryl S. Davis, P.C. (formally Leslie & Lay), 1999—Present
  • Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of El Paso, TX, 2002—Present
  • Law Clerk, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1997—1999
  • Phi Alpha Delta