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Christine Chasse


Spencer Fane attorney Christine Chasse

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Christine Chasse, RN has extensive experience collaborating with small and large institutions, including skilled nursing facilities and stand-alone emergency rooms, to assess and successfully resolve claims of professional liability, malpractice liability, premises liability, and wrongful death. She also regularly handles regulatory and compliance matters and associate litigation for physicians, nurses, and chiropractors and their associated hospitals, offices, and health systems. Prior to law school, she spent 12 years working in frontline health care as a registered nurse.

Christine completed her undergraduate studies in nursing at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) before completing a residency with Baylor Health Care System. She later earned a master’s degree in nursing administration from UTA and went on to work in nursing education, administration, and management before going back to school, graduating with her Juris Doctor from Texas A&M.

Highlights of Christine’s experience include:

  • Successfully represented providers in Board matters
  • Obtained dismissal (with prejudice) for Facility in wrongful death case
  • Created an Internal Compliance Monitoring Program for healthcare startup

Presentations and Publications

  • Author, “Nursing Errors and the Accidental Homicide: Just Culture,” Headnotes, Dallas Bar Association (April 2023)
  • Author, Comparative Laws In Public Health Unmasked, 29 U. MIA Int’l& Comp. L. Rev. 188 (2022)
  • Speaker, When You Don’t Fit into Anyone’s Box, Draw Your Own, Leg Up Legal (Mar. 18, 2021)
  • Author, “Flattening the Provider Curve: Temporary COVID-19Measures Expanding Scopes of Practice and Lessons from the Past,” American Bar Association (Jul. 29, 2020)
  • Author, “Caps on Capsules: Prescription for Lower Drug Prices in the United States,” 75 Food & Drug L.J. 280 (2020)

Community Involvement

  • Student Ambassador for TAMU Opioid Task Force
  • Attorney Mentor for the Dallas Asian American Bar Association
  • Volunteer Registered Nurse for AIDS Outreach Center of Fort Worth


  • The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, Texas Chapter
  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, Texas Nursing Association
  • Member, Dallas Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, National Filipino American Lawyers Association
  • Member, Dallas Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas Aggie Bar Association


  • Texas Health Law Conference Law School Student Scholarship 2019-2020
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association’s Platt Cheema Richmond Scholarship 2020
  • ABA Health Law Student Writing Scholarship, First Runner Up 2020
  • Texas Aggie Bar Association 2019 Scholarship Winner
  • Lamber Goodnow Law School Scholarship Award 2019
  • Baylor All Saints Medical Center President’s Award 2011

Contact Christine Chasse at 214.459.5884 or cchasse@spencerfane.com.