Rodney A. Chamness II

Rodney A. Chamness, II

Rodney A. Chamness II, was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He received his Bachelor of Accountancy degree, with honors, from New Mexico State University in 1984. He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law in 1986 and served as a Member of the Baylor Law Review (1985-1986). Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Chamness practiced in Dallas until joining this firm. Mr. Chamness is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Chamness’s practice focuses on assisting entrepreneurs and business owners. He helps entrepreneurs establish business structures and provides them with necessary legal advice to avoid common problems new business owners experience. For established business owners, he also provides legal advice in avoiding and overcoming obstacles as well as enhancing the value of established businesses. By proper planning Mr. Chamness guides business owners to successfully implement business expansion/continuation plans and exit strategies.  Mr. Chamness’s estate planning practice enables business owners to preserve and build their wealth for their families.

Outside the office, Mr. Chamness enjoys his family, Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, golf, basketball and running.


Phone:  (254) 297-7300
Fax: (254) 297-7301
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Areas of Practice:

Estate Planning
Intellectual Property
Real Estate
Federal and State Taxation

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1986
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1986


J.D. (Cum Laude), Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
Bachelor of Accountancy (With Honors), New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1984
Major: Accounting

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Business Law, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University
Retirement Law, Baylor Law School, Baylor University

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
Waco McLennan County Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants