Alumni Update: Leland Chance Oliver

Chance Oliver is running for Judge of Denton County Court at Law #1. For the past nine years, he has worked as an attorney in private practice in juvenile, criminal, real estate and civil litigation. He currently serves as a Managing Attorney for Baxter, Schwartz & Shapiro. Prior to entering private practice, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the Denton County District Attorney's Office where he prosecuted both juvenile and adult criminal cases. He has also served as a Municipal Prosecutor for the Town of Trophy Club, The Colony, Argyle, Oak Point and Ponder. Chance earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 1997. He and his wife, Blanca, have four beautiful children: Angel, Micah, Max and Gabriela. More information about Chance and his campaign can be found here.
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