|Current Court Information:|
|Texas Seventh District Court of Appeals|
|Active:||November 8, 1994-October 11, 2011|
|Born:||September 29, 1947|
|Bachelors:||U.S. Naval Academy|
|Law School:||Southern Methodist University School of Law|
David Wellington Chew was the Chief Justice of the Texas Eighth District Court of Appeals. He was elected on November 8, 1994 and took office on January 1, 1995. He was re-elected in the general elections of 2000 and 2008 His current term would have ended on December 31, 2014,  but he retired from the court on October 11, 2011. 
Justice Chew was born on September 29, 1947 in El Paso, Texas. He received his bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1971. After serving in the Navy for a few years, he attended the Southern Methodist University School of Law and received his law degree in 1978. He is now married and has one son.
Justice Chew began his legal career in 1978 as a private practice lawyer in El Paso. He partnered with Paul M. Douglass. They were later joined by Justice Chew's sister, Linda Yee Chew. When she left, his other sister, Patricia B. Chew, took her place. He served on the El Paso City Council from 1989 to 1991 and in 1994, he was elected to the Court of Appeals.
- Official website of the Texas Eighth Court of Appeals
- Texas Lawyer, "Ann Crawford McClure to replace David Chew as chief justice of El Paso's 8th Court of Appeals," September 21, 2011