For the past 17 years, Chance has worked as a private
practice attorney where his areas of practice include,
criminal, real estate and civil litigation. Prior to entering private practice Chance worked as an Assistant
District Attorney with the Denton County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted both juvenile and
adult criminal cases. Chance has also served as a Municipal Prosecutor for the Town of Trophy Club, The Colony,
Argyle, Oak Point and Ponder.
Chance has been a tireless volunteer with a variety
of programs and organizations in Denton County. Since 1995,
he has served as a big brother volunteer with the Big Brother/Big Sister organization. Chance has also served
as a volunteer youth coach and official for a number of community and church leagues throughout Northeast Texas
since 1994. Currently he coaches baseball, football and basketball and also volunteers with the Baseball Leadership
Team with Prestonwood Sports Organization, which he has done since 2005. He also teaches 6th grade boys as a
Sunday School Teacher. Chance has also worked as a volunteer builder with Habitat for Humanity and as a volunteer
with the Prison Ministry Outreach Program.
Since 1998 Chance has also served as an election
worker for numerous Republican Primary and General Elections and
currently serves as the Precinct Chairman for Plano #2020, Denton County Republican Executive Committee. Prior to
taking on this Precinct Chairman role he served as an assistant to the Chair since 2007. He has also served as
President of the Pachyderm Club of Denton County for 3 years and been a Vice President for another 3 years, holding
an office in that club every year since 2010 except for one. He also served the Denton County Republican Party
as the 2nd Vice Chair of Finance under form Chairman Dianne Edmonson for two years.
Chance worked his way through college and law school,
in part, as a Prison Guard for the Texas Department of Corrections,
serving in the Ellis I, Ellis II and Darrington Facilities. Chance earned his undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State
University in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 1997. Chance attended the Experiencia
Language School in Cuernavaca, Mexico where he completed a bilingual studies program. Chance is licensed to practice
law in the State of Texas, Arizona and in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas.