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Chauntelle Wood

Liskow & Lewis - Houston

About

Chauntelle is a litigator in our Houston office where she defends global exploration and production companies in mass tort litigation, legacy litigation, environmental and operational matters, and oil & gas royalty and pipeline disputes. Chauntelle has managed multiple aspects of litigation both pre-trial and during trial. Chauntelle is currently the lead trial attorney on a mass tort case involving a refinery fire in Louisiana. Chauntelle diversifies her work with a variety of general litigation, insurance disputes, labor and employment matters, and multiple pro bono matters.

Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Chauntelle served as the Assistant District Attorney for the Harris County District Attorney’s office. She was the first chair attorney in 28 jury trials. During her time at the District Attorney’s office, she served as a Senior Felony Prosecutor and a Misdemeanor Court Chief. Chauntelle has experience independently handling all aspects of trial cases, including presenting to grand juries, formulating trial strategy, investigating facts, interviewing witnesses, and arguing pre-trial motions.

Chauntelle is also an Adjunct Professor at Texas Southern Thurgood Marshall School of Law where she teaches Trial Simulation to second-year law students.

Chauntelle is a Veteran of the United States Air Force Reserves where she served for 8 years.

Practice Area

Litigation

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2015

Illinois, 2013

Southern District of Texas

Louisiana, 2019

Eastern District of Louisiana

Education

Southern University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2013;

  • Law Review Senior Editor & Contributor
  • Moot Court Member

Cameron University , B.S. in Psychology and Minor in Political Science, 2010

Contact Info

713-651-2958
HoustonTexas (South)
HoustonTexas (South)
1001 Fannin St Ste 1800, Houston, TX 77002 United States
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