Judge Chapman is a fifth generation Ellis County native. He graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1984. He received a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist in 1988 and a J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1991. He obtained an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management in 2001 and earned a Distinction in coursework at the Yale Law School as part of the M.B.A. program.
Judge, Ellis County Court at Law 2011 to present
Chapman & Chapman LLP 1991 - 2010
Judge Chapman’s practice focused on Probate, Real Estate, Business and Municipal law.
Judge Chapman has served as Chair or President of the following organizations:
Waxahachie Community Development Corporation – built Waxahachie Civic Center and Sports Complex
Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce
Rotary Club of Waxahachie
MKT Depot Restoration Committee
Historic Waxahachie Inc.
Waxahachie Symphony Association
He is a recipient of the Leadership Waxahachie Award and was elected to the Waxahachie High School Ex-Students Hall of Fame.