Mitchell C. Chaney (Brownsville, Texas)
Mitchell C. Chaney (Brownsville, Texas)

Mitchell C. Chaney

Licensed for 36 years

Practice Area: Trial Practice, Railroad Defense, Products Liability 4 more areas of practice + 4 more

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Mitchell C. Chaney

Serving Brownsville, TX view address

About Mitchell C. Chaney

Co-Author: "Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Texas," National Business Institute, Inc., Defense Research Institute; "Daubert Update: Admissibility of Expert Testimony in The Wake of Kumho Tire," National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 1999. Author: "Spoliation in Texas." Special Assistant Disciplinary Counsel, State Bar of Texas, Commission for Lawyer Discipline. Member: DRI Lawyers Professionalism and Ethics Committee; U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society.

Areas of Law

  • Trial Practice
  • Railroad Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation

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      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
      1982, Texas, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
      1997, U.S. Supreme Court
      1998, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
      2003, U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
      Law School Attended
      University of Kansas
      Class of 1981
      University Attended
      University of Kansas
      Class of 1978
      Birth Information
      Born in 1956
      Kansas City, Missouri, June 15, 1956
      Associations & Memberships
      Cameron County (Director, 1988-1990), Kansas and American (Litigation Section
      Law Practice Management Section) Bar Associations
      State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section, Court Rules Committee 2006 - 2008)
      Texas Young Lawyers Association (Director, Dist. 15, 1989-1991)
      Co-Chair: Dropout Prevention/Literacy Committee, 1989-1990
      Rights of the Homeless Committee, 1990-1991
      U.S. Magistrate Merit Selection Committee, Brownsville Division, Southern District of Texas, 1998 and 2000 Sustaining Member, Product Liability Advisory Council
      National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
      Litigation Counsel of America
      International Association of Defense Counsel
      Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Director, 2005-2006)
      Texas Trial Lawyers Association
      Defense Research Institute.
      Bar Fellowship
      Texas Bar Foundation.