Benjamin R. ChappellBoard Certified Family Law Attorney
Benjamin R. Chappell
Board Certified Family Law Attorney
Collaborative Family Law; Family Law; Mediation; Wills; Probate
Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1989 to Present.
Peer Review Rating – Member AV Preeminent Rated; Texas Monthly Super Lawyer; San Antonio Magazine Best Lawyers
An AV® certification mark from Martindale-Hubble is a significant rating accomplishment in ethical standards and legal ability- a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Texas Monthly Super Lawyers are selected by the magazines’ peer review and credentials review process to identify the top five percent of lawyers in the state. The San Antonio Magazine’s annual selection of “Best Lawyers” are also established by peer selection of the city’s top five percent of lawyers practicing in San Antonio.
Southern Methodist University, B.A. with highest honors, 1972, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Texas, J.D., with honors, 1975, AMI Mediation Training.
Admitted to bar 1975, Texas; U.S. Court of Military Appeals.
State Bar of Texas; San Antonio and Federal Bar Associations; San Antonio Family Lawyers Association (Past President); Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, now Collaborative Divorce Texas (Founding Board Member); Collaborative Professionals Association of San Antonio. San Antonio Family Lawyers Association (Past President; Voted 2004 “Best Family Lawyer”); San Antonio Christian Legal Society (Past President; Board Member).
Born Tyler, Texas
Colonel USAF Reserves Ret. (JAG- Judge Advocate General Corps).
Married 1970 to JoAnn Lynn Chappell; three children and numerous grandchildren; Elder and Children’s program teacher Covenant Baptist Church; Habitat for Humanity volunteer; Children’s Emergency Relief International volunteer; Justice Initiatives Coordinator for Congo Initiative.
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