Mr. Chenault is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Denton Bar Association. He serves as an Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem with the Denton County Probate Court and is a past Vice-President of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section of the Denton Bar Association.
Mr. Chenault’s family has deep Texas roots and has been involved in the Texas commercial real estate and oil field tool completion business for four generations. He continues to be involved in this enterprise and provides counsel regarding business entity operations and contractual issues and is a co-owner in commercial real estate investment partnership.
Mr. Chenault has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Corinth, Texas Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) and as a member of on the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of North Texas.
He currently serves as a Court appointed Special Commissioner on Eminent Domain hearings in Denton County.
Mr. Chenault is a graduate of Baylor University School of Law and received a B.A. in History from Texas Tech University with magna cum laude honors.
He entered the private practice of law in 2004. In the latter part of 2007, Mr. Chenault joined Texas Woman’s University, the largest public institution primarily for women in the nation, where he served in the role of Charitable Planned Giving Officer and Executive Director of Institutional Development. He was responsible for all estate gifts, trusts, property, endowment and fundraising issues for the University along with the operations of the Texas Woman’s University’s Foundation. He also taught Civil Trial Practice & Procedure as part of the University’s legal studies certificate program.
In January of 2011, he resumed the private practice of law full time and established the Chenault Law Firm based in Denton County, Texas. It has continued to expand with multiple staff and attorneys and handles matters throughout North Texas. The firm has steadily grown and expanded.