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.
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Areas of Law

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


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Experience & Credentials



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 Committe... More

Bar Fellowship

Texas Bar Foundation.

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Office Information
Mitchell C. Chaney
 1201 E Van Buren, P.O. Box 2155,
Brownsville, TX 78522


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

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