Chance Allen McMillan

Chance Allen McMillan

McMillan Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Maritime Law
  • Texas
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Summary

Chance A. McMillan founded The McMillan Law Firm with the promise of providing top-level legal representation in a variety of personal injury fields. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – a designation certifying his substantial trial experience. Mr. McMillan’s legal practice focuses on a wide range of pre-litigation, litigation and trial topics, including personal injury claims, workplace accidents, trucking and automobile claims, among others.

Born in Kirbyville, Texas and raised around the Houston area, Mr. McMillan attended the University of St. Thomas in Houston on an academic scholarship, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Philosophy. After college, Mr. McMillan attended South Texas College of Law located in downtown Houston where he was frequently included on the school’s Dean’s List showcasing academic significance among his fellow classmates. In law school, Mr. McMillan won back-to-back regional championships (Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi), plus a national championship for the school’s nationally acclaimed advocacy program in mock trial competitions. He won numerous awards for his speaking abilities while in law school. Mr. McMillan was inducted into the Order of the Barristers, a nationally recognized honor society made up of the country’s best oral advocates. His impact on his law school was so significant that South Texas College of Law asked Mr. McMillan to serve as an adjunct professor at the age of 26 to teach students trial strategies and techniques.

Mr. McMillan’s legal experience began before he even graduated from law school. He clerked for two of the most prominent plaintiff's personal injury firms in Texas, which were known for aggressively working cases and for taking them to trial. Mr. McMillan gained invaluable experience working with well-known and prominent personal injury attorneys before becoming licensed to practice law.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Maritime Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24078981
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
McMillan Law Firm
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Founding Partner
Garcia|McMillan Law Firm
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Associate Attorney
Thurlow & Associates
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Education
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (2011)
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Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Order of Barristers
Activities: Regional and National Championship Mock Trial Winner
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University of Saint Thomas
B.A. (2008) | Philosophy
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Awards
Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA)
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 Motor Vehicle Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 10 Under 40
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA)
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
“10 Best” Personal Injury Law Attorneys
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 Mass Tort Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Member of the Year
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
“10 Best” Personal Injury Law Attorneys
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 Mass Tort Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 National Brain Injury Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Lead Counsel Rated
LawInfo
“10 Best” Personal Injury Law Attorneys
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 National Brain Injury
National Trial Lawyers
Top 25 Motor Vehicle
National Trial Lawyers
Top Lawyers in Houston
Houstonia Magazine
Dean’s Outstanding Advocate
South Texas College of Law
Order of Barristers
South Texas College of Law
Best Direct Examination
St. Mary’s University School of Law
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Foundation
Fellow
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Bylaws Committee
- Current
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
CLE Planning Committee
- Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Outreach Planning Committee
- Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association Advocates
Member
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National League of Renowned Attorneys
Top One Percent
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American Heart Association
Volunteer
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The National Association of Distingiushed Counsel
Nation’s Top One Percent
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Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court
Member
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Houston Bar Association
Legal Line Volunteer
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Houston Bar Association
Speakers Bureau Panel Member
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M.A.D.D. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
Volunteer
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American Association for Justice
Member
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Houston Bar Association
Member
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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Houston Young Lawyers Association
Member
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South Texas College of Law Alumni Association
Member
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State Bar of Texas
Member
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Member
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State Bar of Texas # 24078981
Member
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University of St. Thomas Alumni Association
Member
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Speaking Engagements
The Texas Medical Liability Act's Expansion Into (and Exit From) the Nonsubscriber Realm, 8th Annual Barnes Law Firm Personal Injury Seminar
Law Week, Benavidez Elementary School
Law as a Career, Bonner Elementary
Safety Driving Meeting: Drunk Driving, DuPont Safety Meeting
The Importance of Voting, Fairmont Elementary
Tips for Using Technology Effectively in the Courtroom, Houston Bar Association
American Juror: The Choice Is Yours, Lonestar College (American Politics)
The Importance of the U.S. Constitution, South Shaver Elementary
What to Expect at Jury Selection, Davis High School
Certifications
Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
McMillan Law Firm
440 Louisiana St
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77002
USA
Toll-Free: (281) 888-2131
Fax: (832) 831-2175