David Chowins

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David Chowins is an attorney with over twenty years experience. He estsblished Chowins Law Firm in the Fall of 2000 after several years practicing tax and business law with two of the nation's largest law firms.    

Although tax and business law was his focus at the start of his career, David operates his law practice as a general civil practice to serve the needs of his clients.  This can include civil litigation of various types including business disputes, divorce and child custody cases, defamation, among other types of cases.

David also serves as Guardian ad Litem where he is tasked by the court to advise as to the best interest of those who can not advocate for themselves such as minors, incapacitated persons and others who may not be in a position to advocate for themselves.   


Education

New York University School of Law
Master of Laws in Taxation, 1998

University of Tulsa College of Law
Juris Doctor, with honor, 1996

University of Missouri at Kansas City
Bachelor of Arts, 1992

Legal Experience

Chowins Law Firm 
Attorney at Law / Owner | Dallas, Texas metro area

Polsinelli White Vardeman & Shalton (predecessor to Polsinelli Shugart)
Associate Attorney | Kansas City, Missouri

Mayer Brown & Platt (predecessor to Mayer Brown)
Associate Attorney | Chicago, Illinois

Corley & Ganem
Law Clerk | Tulsa, Oklahoma

U.S. District Court (N.D. Okla) and U.S. Court of Appeals (10th Cir.)
Judicial Intern | Tulsa, Oklahoma

Bar Admissions

Texas State Bar
Kansas State Bar
Missouri State Bar
New York State Bar
Illinois State Bar
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court of Kansas
U.S. District Court of the Western District of Missouri

Honors, Awards & Distinctions

Tulsa Law Review, Member & Production Editor
American Jurisprudence Award
Order of the Curule Chair
Outstanding Student in Taxation
Certificate in International Law

Affiliations Past & Present

Texas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Johnson County Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
New York State Bar Association