David K. Chapman

Experienced attorney with more than 45 years experience

Highly articulate with excellent skills in verbal and written communications.

Extensive experience in legal research, writing, and oral argument.

EDUCATION
Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law, J.D. degree in 1972

Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University, B.A., History, 1968

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE
Licensed to Practice Law in Texas, 1972

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
Private Practice: State Litigation, Criminal Law, Criminal Appeals, Karnes City, 2007- present

Assistant District Attorney: 156th Judicial District (Bee, Live Oak, McMullen Counties), 2005-06

Private Practice: State Litigation, Criminal Law, Criminal Appeals, Fort Worth,

1991-2005

Assistant District Attorney: Fort Worth, 1984-1991

SIGNIFICANT LITIGATION
Dale v. Lappin, 376 F.3d 652 (7th Cir. 2004)

Ethington v. State, 819 S.W.2d 854 (Tex. Crim. App. 1991)

PUBLICATIONS
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, Texas Cases and Forms Annotated (Knowles 1993)

Numerous Papers on Criminal Appellate Law and Driving While Intoxicated

AWARDS AND HONORS
Texas District and County Attorneys Association, One of First Three Recipients of C. Chris Marshall Award for Teaching Excellence, 1992