Mitchell C. Chaney

Mitchell C. Chaney (Brownsville, Texas)

Mitchell C. Chaney

Attorney in Brownsville, TX
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.
956-542-7441 956-542-7441
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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

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

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
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
J.D.
University Attended
University of Kansas
Class of 1978
B.A.
Birth Information
Born in 1956
Kansas City, Missouri, June 15, 1956
Languages
Spanish
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.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Colvin, Chaney, Saenz & Rodriguez, L.L.P.
1201 E Van Buren, P.O. Box 2155,
Brownsville, TX 78522
U.S.A.
Phone
956-542-7441
Fax
956-541-2170
Office Information
Office Information
Mitchell C. Chaney
Member
Colvin, Chaney, Saenz & Rodriguez, L.L.P.
1201 E Van Buren, P.O. Box 2155,
Brownsville, TX 78522

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Colvin, Chaney, Saenz & Rodriguez, L.L.P. (Brownsville, Texas)