Christopher Carns

Chief Operating Officer, Financial Advisor &

Law Group Partner


5560 Tennyson Parkway Ste 260
Plano, TX 75024
p: (972) 383-5300
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  • University of Texas in Austin, B.B.A. in Management and Operations, Minor in Finance
  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D.
  • FINRA Series 65 examination qualified
  • Life and Health Insurance Licensed

Chris has been a partner at Cabana Law Group since 2016. He specializes in corporate and real estate transactions, and estate and tax planning. Prior to law school, Chris received his B.B.A. in Management and Operations, with a minor in Finance, with honors, from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. While at UT, he was a member of the Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society, the Brass Ring Honors Consulting Program, an Honors Scholar, and an intern for the Texas House of Representatives 78th Legislature. Thereafter, Chris graduated cum laude from the SMU Dedman School of Law, where he was a member of the Dean’s honor roll and Chief Counsel of the Child Advocacy Clinic.

Mr. Carns practices in our Plano, Texas office and is also a registered investment advisor representative, FINRA Series 65 examination qualified.

Chris authored the following published articles:

  • Christopher Carns, Melissa Reinhard, & Adam Seidel, Lizcano v. State: Appealing to the Public, Dallas Bar Association, Sept. 11, 2009
  • Christopher Carns, Avoiding the Now Ubiquitous Will or Trust Contest, Headnotes, Dallas Bar Association, December 2015

Chris is from Tyler, Texas, but he resides in Prosper, Texas with his wife, Jessica, and three kids, Hudson, Campbell and Crosby.