Cody S. Chapple

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Practice Areas

  • Employment Litigation 70%
  • Business & Commercial Litigation 30%


Cody S. Chapple was admitted to the Bar of the State of California in 2020. Mr. Chapple graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Later, he attended Baylor University School Of Law. While at Baylor, Mr. Chapple was a member of the Baylor Law Review serving as its Senior Executive Editor in his third year. His article, Wallowing in Ambiguity: Attorney's Fee Enhancement, Punitive Damage, and Due Process Under Federal and State Law, was published in the 2020 winter issue of the Baylor Law Review, and discusses how various courts adjust attorney's fee under different fee-shifting statues and factors. 

Before joining Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC, Mr. Chapple served as a law clerk intern for the Honorable Judge Jeffery C. Manske and later for the Honorable Judge Alan D Albright at the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Mr. Chapple spent summer working as a summer associate at the boutique appellate law firm Durham, Pittard & Spalding, LLP in Dallas, which focused on state and federal appellate litigation. Later, Mr. Chapple interned for the Department of Justices at the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas, where he worked closely with Assistant United States Attorney handling criminal litigation at the district court level. While in law school, Mr. Chapple also volunteered at several Legal Clinic assisting attorneys with issues involving U.S. veterans, immigration, and bankruptcy. After graduating, Cody worked as a legal writing associate for the Baylor University School of Law's legal writing department where he developed curriculum materials as well as reviewed and graded student papers for the Baylor's rigorous Practice Court Program.


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 2019
  • University of San Diego, San Diego, California
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admission

  • California, 2020

Published Works

  • Wallowing in Ambiguity , Baylor Law Review, 72, 2020

Current Employment Position

  • Associate


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