J. Dennis Chambersdchambers@arwhlaw.com
Dennis Chambers is a frequent speaker at CLE events in Texas and Arkansas on a variety of litigation-related subjects. He is a past president of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and is also an active member of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel and DRI. Dennis has tried over 100 cases to a verdict in Texas, Arkansas, and Maryland. His litigation practice includes toxic tort and environmental litigation, complex litigation and class actions, and products liability cases of all types. He has represented numerous clients in asbestos litigation throughout the states of Texas and Arkansas for over thirty years, and has consulted with respect to such litigation in other states.
Born in Stuttgart, Arkansas, May 5, 1954; admitted to bar, 1979, Texas; 1980, Arkansas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and Western District of Arkansas. Preparatory education, University of Arkansas (B.S., 1976); legal education, Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1979). Member: Texarkana, Northeast Texas, Arkansas and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel; Texas Association of Defense Counsel DRI, FDCC (President, 2003-04; Executive Vice President, 2002-03; Director 1994- ); Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation; Texas Young Lawyers Association Board of Directors (1989-91); District 1-B Grievance Committee, 1987-90 (Chairman, 1988-90).