Baylor Law Baylor
Rodney A. Chamness, II
Pakis, Giotes, Page & Burleson

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 order to overcome uncommon obstables as well as legal advice available to enhance the value of established businesses. By proper planning Mr. Chamness is able to guide business owners to successfully implement business expansion/continuation plans or exit strategies as appropriate.

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


Estate Planning
Intellectual Property
Real Estate
Federal and State Taxation


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


Business Law, Hankamer School of Business,
Baylor University
Retirement Law, Baylor Law School, Baylor University
Pulpit Do's and Don'ts, Pastoral Seminar


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


Rodney Chamness

Courses Taught
Retirement Law
Telephone: 254.297.7300
Fax: 254.297.7301