Susannah B. Chester-Schindler

Susannah B. Chester-Schindler: Attorney with Waters Kraus & Paul


Susannah Chester-Schindler is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office. A native of Arizona, Susannah moved to Dallas in 2000 to attend Southern Methodist University. Susannah earned her bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Political Science (with distinction), magna cum laude, and was selected to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating in 2004, Susannah continued her education at SMU, earning her Juris Doctor in 2007. While attending SMU Law, Susannah served as an officer on the Board of Advocates and was selected to the Order of the Barristers.

Susannah was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2007 and joined Waters Kraus & Paul directly out of law school. She was admitted to the State Bar of Louisiana in 2011. Susannah’s practice is devoted to litigating product liability actions from “stem to stern” and focuses on cases arising from asbestos and benzene related injuries. In addition to her professional activities, Susannah serves as a member of the Temple Emanu-el ECEC Parent Teachers Association as well as the White Rock Elementary School Parent Teachers Association.

Honors & Awards

•Selected Member of the Higginbotham Inn of Court program for first year attorneys, 2008-2009
•Order of the Barristers, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2007
•Board of Advocates, Officer, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2007
•Student Bar Association, Officer, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2005-2007
•Distinction Graduate, Political Science, Southern Methodist University, 2004
•University Scholarship, Southern Methodist University, 2001-2007
Phi Beta Kappa, Southern Methodist University, 2004

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Benzene Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.357.6244  Phone
214.357.7252  Fax
University Attended:
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, J.D., 2007
Year of First Admission:
2007, Texas; 2011, Louisiana

Professional Associations & Memberships

•American Association for Justice, 2007-Present
•Dallas Women Lawyers Association, 2012-2013
•Annie's List, 2015-Present

Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

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Dallas, Texas

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