Paul D. Chapa

Managing Partner
Management Committee Member

Austin, TX | Corpus Christi, TX | Alice, TX | Gig Harbor, WA | Los Angeles, CA | Orange, TX | San Angelo, TX | San Diego, CA | Victoria, TX

Paul Chapa manages Linebarger’s Austin and Corpus Christi offices. He also serves on the firm’s Management Committee and chairs the firm’s Marketing committee.

Mr. Chapa worked as an intern for the National College of District Attorneys and interned for the Honorable Leticia Z. Clark, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas. He began his career as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Corpus Christi.

Mr. Chapa is an active member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Corpus Christi Bar Association, and Austin Bar Association. He is a member and former Vice President of the Texas Association of Assessing Officers, Coastal Bend Chapter. He served as a commissioner and Vice Chairman on the Nueces County Board of Park Commissioners. He currently serves on the Corpus Christi boards of South Texas Academic Rising Scholars, The Buccaneer Commission, and Driscoll Children’s Hospital. He is the past President of the USS Lexington Museum on the Bay Association and an alumni of Texas Lyceum.

Mr. Chapa is admitted to practice in all Texas courts and the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University in May 1988 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center in May 1991.


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