About Jeff S. Chance

Jeff represents lenders, developers, buyers and sellers in the acquisition, development, leasing, disposition and financing of improved and unimproved real estate. He represents hotel, shopping center, apartment and office building developers; commercial and residential project owners; timber owners; lenders and borrowers; individual entrepreneurs; corporations making multi-state sales of facilities and land holdings; and landlords and tenants leasing office, retail and residential space.  Jeff has significant experience representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset sales and purchases.  He often serves as counsel to businesses in their day to day business operations.

Jeff is owner of and serves as legal counsel to Security & Guaranty Abstract Co. in Lufkin, Texas, Aldrich Abstract Co. in Crockett, Texas and Tarver Abstract Co. with offices in Cleveland and Liberty, Texas. Each  title insurance company provides professional land title closing services for real estate transactions throughout the state of Texas. Learn more about Security & Guaranty Abstract Co. at sgtitle.com, Aldrich Abstract Co. at aldrichabstract.com and Tarver Abstract Co. at tarverabstract.com.

Jeff and his wife are active members of their community and church. Jeff's son is a student at Princeton University and his daughter is a student at Pepperdine University. He is a competitive open water swimmer and tri-athlete.

Attorney Profile

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1994 (Order of Barristers)
  • B.A., Baylor University, 1989

Certifications

Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization:

  • Commercial Real Estate Law (Since 2004)
  • Residential Real Estate Law (Since 2000)

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Angelina County Bar Association
  • Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce

Charities

Jeff represents lenders, developers, buyers and sellers in the acquisition, development, leasing, disposition and financing of improved and unimproved real estate. He represents hotel, shopping center, apartment and office building developers; commercial and residential project owners; timber owners; lenders and borrowers; individual entrepreneurs; corporations making multi-state sales of facilities and land holdings; and landlords and tenants leasing office, retail and residential space.  Jeff has significant experience representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset sales and purchases.  He often serves as counsel to businesses in their day to day business operations.

Jeff is owner of and serves as legal counsel to Security & Guaranty Abstract Co. in Lufkin, Texas, Aldrich Abstract Co. in Crockett, Texas and Tarver Abstract Co. with offices in Cleveland and Liberty, Texas. Each  title insurance company provides professional land title closing services for real estate transactions throughout the state of Texas. Learn more about Security & Guaranty Abstract Co. at sgtitle.com, Aldrich Abstract Co. at aldrichabstract.com and Tarver Abstract Co. at tarverabstract.com.

Jeff and his wife are active members of their community and church. Jeff's son is a student at Princeton University and his daughter is a student at Pepperdine University. He is a competitive open water swimmer and tri-athlete.