Charitable Giving and Civic Engagement

Charitable Giving & Civic Engagement

Texas estate and probate attorney, Christopher Parvin believes in giving back to the community. Through his personal and corporate participation in philanthropic and civic groups, Chris is committed to promoting justice, ending poverty, and leaving a better world for his children and their children.

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

Community Involvement

  • Mayor Pro Tem, City of Cedar Hill, Texas (Current)
  • City Council Member, City of Cedar Hill, Texas (Current)
  • Board of Directors, Best Southwest Regional Partnership (Current)
  • Board of Directors, Texas A & M University School of Law Alumni Assn. (Current)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Dallas Sub-Committee
  • Member, Southern Methodist University Planned Giving Counsel
  • Partner, Dallas Social Venture Partners (Current)
  • Graduate, Leadership Southwest
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Alumni Board
  • Former Magistrate, Dallas County Constitutional Court (Truancy Court)
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Northwood University
  • Life Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyer’s Foundation
  • Former Vice Chair, City of Cedar Hill, Texas Main Street Development Board
  • National Rifle Association, Lifetime Member
  • Delegate or Alternate to Republican Party of Texas Conventions 2014 & 2012
  • Former Board Member, Life Church (Midlothian, Texas)

Philanthropic Participation

Partner, Dallas Social Venture Partners (a philanthropic venture capital firm)
“SVP cultivates effective philanthropists, strengthens nonprofits, and invests in innovative solutions – building powerful relationships to tackle our community’s social challenges.”

Hope Mansion (maternity home)
Hope Mansion works to break the chain of generational poverty and hopelessness by providing women in crisis pregnancy a loving, structured, residential environment.

Wounded Warrior Project
The Wounded Warrior Project raises awareness of and provides assistance to military service members injured in combat.

Assemblies of God World Missions
This Christian missionary organization is dedicated to global evangelism for Jesus Christ.