Chris Chappell

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About Chris

Business Development Director

Chris Chappell has over 20 years of experience as a marketing professional and started working in the legal industry in 2020. He feels validated every time he sees the firm positively impact people’s lives.

As business development director, Mr. Chappell’s priority is to grow and manage the relationships vital to the success of the firm. Some of these responsibilities include community outreach, healthcare provider relations, collaboration with various legal organizations and entities, and connecting with community members through events and sponsorships throughout Pflugerville and Central Texas.

Mr. Chappell understands his primary role is to help connect the legal experts at Pastrana & García with those who need them the most. Mr. Chappell feels any time we can help put a client’s life back on track after it’s been turned upside down, Mr. Chappell considers that a huge win.


Universidad Anáhuac
Juris Doctor – Mexican Law
The University of Texas at Austin
Paralegal Certificate – Law
The University of Texas School of Law
LL.M – Law

Proud Member of:

Texas Bar College
Texas Law Years Association

Employment History

Power of Attorney and Visas Dept.
Mexican Consulate in Austin | 2006 – 2007
Press Attache
Mexican Embassy in China | 2007 – 2009

Pastrana & Garcia Law Firm

Paralegal / Case Manager and Office Administrator | 2009 – 2019 Managing Partner | 2019 – Present

Languages: Spanish, English, Italian
Birth Information:
1982, Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
Professional Memberships and Associations:
Texas Bar Collage
Pro Bono Service:
Centro de Detención Karnes Texas Clínicas de Asesoría Gratuita, Consulado de México en Austin, 2019 – 2020