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Chase Potter

Associate
Office

Dallas

901 Main Street
Suite 6000
Dallas, TX 75202
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Fax: 214.659.4145
Education
J.D., cum laude, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 2013, International Law Review Association, Articles Editor; Dean’s List; Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity
B.S., summa cum laude, Texas A & M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas, 2007
State Bar Licenses
Texas
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas

Chase Potter

Associate

Chase Potter represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including business/commercial disputes, professional liability (attorney and accounting malpractice), healthcare, transportation and logistics matters, and vicarious/upstream liability claims against corporate entities (specifically hospital organizations).

Chase regularly defends law firms and individual attorneys in complex malpractice lawsuits. He also helps guide fellow lawyers through the grievance process when claims of professional misconduct are filed against them with the State Bar.

Chase defends and counsels school districts, hospital districts, and other governmental entities. He assists districts in updating employee/student handbooks, employee applications/contracts, and other administrative policies covering issues like bullying and social media.

Chase has advised special districts (e.g. hospital districts) on procurement issues and assisted such entities in updating their purchasing policies to ensure compliance with competitive bidding requirements.

Presentations

  • Active Shooter - Legal Issues Texas Schools Should Consider When Preparing Emergency Response/Prevention Policies and Procedures, Strasburger's Educator's Law Forum (March 2016)
  • #Epic Fail: How to Avoid Social Media Disasters in the Hiring Process, TASA/TASB Convention (September 2014)
  • Racial Disparity in Student Discipline, Strasburger's Educator's Law Forum (September 2014)
  • Co-presenter. Board Liability: Fiduciary Duties & Best Practices, Texas Housing Authority Conference (August 2014)

Publications

  • Texas Supreme Court Allows Private Party To Challenge Release of Sensitive Information, Strasburger Governmental Law Newsletter (June 2015)
  • #Epic Fail: How to Avoid Social Media Disasters in the Hiring Process, School Business Affairs Magazine (April 2015)
  • No Governmental Immunity for Breach of Teaching or Coaching Service Contracts, Strasburger Governmental Law Newsletter (March 2015)
  • If Teaching and Coaching Aren't Services, It's Hard to Know What Is, Strasburger Governmental Law Newsletter (September 2014)
Awards/Achievements
Recipient of Strasburger's John Hall Visionary Award (2016)
Recipient of Strasburger's Keith Drummond New Associate of the Year (2015)
Memberships
Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate, Hillier School, Inc.,¾Board of Trustees, Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Constitutional Committee
Personnel Committee, Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Deacon
Practice Areas
LitigationMunicipal Law
Industries
EducationHealthcare