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Leslie Chaggaris has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. She has represented national and regional banks, real estate investment funds, an aerospace manufacturer, oil and gas companies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors. Her broad range of experience includes contract disputes, oil and gas matters, commercial real-estate litigation, shareholder disputes, and product liability cases. Leslie successfully obtained summary judgment in a multi-million dollar state-court case on behalf of a large national bank against claims brought by a real-estate development company. She also obtained summary judgment in federal court, successfully defeating breach of contract claims.
Leslie is passionate about trial advocacy and excels in the courtroom. She tried more than 23 jury and bench trials as a City of Arlington Prosecutor and as an Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County as part of the Lawyer on Loan programs.
Texas Tech University
Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 2009
Order of the Coif
Texas Tech Law Review
D. Murray Hensley Award for Trial Excellence
University of North Texas
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 2005
Texas Supreme Court; U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas