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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  2. Ethics: 20%
  3. Environmental: 20%
  4. Defective Products: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Douglas. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Alex R. Hernandez Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. He has been my mentor for almost a decade and together we have tried several jury trials and have had very good outcomes. A good man, and a good friend.


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Contact info

Chaves, Obregon & Perales

802 North Carancahua
Corpus Christi, TX, 78401


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197707/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2004
FellowAmerican College of Trial Lawyers1998
AdvocateAmerican Board of Trial Advocates1995
Board Certified - Personal InjuryState Bar of Texas1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Corpus Christi Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
International Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of Houston, main campusN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advance Civil TrialFact Witnesses Through the Looking Glass2009
Advance Civil TrialVoir Dire2009
Advanced Personal InjuryL.A. Law: Doing it Hollywood2006
Advance Personal InjuryEmerging Trends in Toxic Tort Litigation2003
Advance Personal InjuryDynamics of Jury Selection2002
Advance Personal InjuryJury Argument2000
Advance Personal Injury Law SeminarDiscovery Survey1997
Advanced Personal InjuryChanges to Chapter 33 Civil Practice and Remedies Code1996
Advance Personal InjuryMass Tort Litigation1996