A Principled Dallas, Texas Attorney
The Dallas, Texas Law Offices of John V. McShane has built a three pronged legal practice focused on family law, criminal law, and professional license discipline matters. Mr. McShane recognizes the extraordinary responsibility placed on him in representing clients at the low point of their personal and professional lives. As an attorney, he draws from extensive legal and personal experience to help him relate to his clients' interests in successfully resolving their legal problems and moving forward with their lives.
Highly Regarded Legal Representation
In a distinguished legal career that has spanned nearly forty years, Mr. McShane has received numerous personal tributes and professional accolades for his passionate commitment to helping his clients legally and personally. His many honors include:
Selected as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Montly Magazine 2003 - 2013
Selected by Texas Monthly Magazine as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas in 2005
State Bar of Texas Service Award
State Bar of Texas Presidential Citation
Profiled in the June 2000 American Bar Association Journal as the "Passionate Practitioner"
Selected as one of Dallas' top six divorce lawyers in "D" Magazine, May 1995
Selected as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" by "D" Magazine, May 2001, May 2007 - 2010
Texas Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Ralph A. Mock Lifetime Contribution Award, 1995
Listed in "Preeminent Lawyers in America"
Named in "Best Lawyers in America" resource guide in 2007 and 2008
Named in "Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in 2001 - 2013
Respected Senior District Court Judge Dee Miller stated in the ABA Journal that John V. McShane is a great detail man and a great big-picture man. He's a visionary and an idealist who is also thorough in exploring all the possibilities of settlement and mediation. Judge Miller recently stated publicly that John V. McShane is the standard bearer for legal ethics in Texas.
A Leader in the Texas Legal Community
Mr. McShane is a leader in the Texas legal community. Along with being recognized as the Godfather of Collaborative Law in Texas, he is in the vanguard of an emerging legal field known as Therapeutic Jurisprudence. He is a highly sought-after speaker nationally and internationally. In his lectures and articles, he teaches other lawyers and law students about his creative approach to handling family, criminal defense and professional license discipline matters. In every case, he seeks the optimal legal outcome, while he empowers his clients to use their legal problems as catalysts for growth and change.
During his distinguished legal career, Mr. McShane has made major contributions to the legal profession. Mr. McShane co-founded Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, an organization whose goal is to serve attorneys dealing with substance abuse, mental health issues, and other personal problems. He is also co-founder of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas and the Dallas Alliance of Collaborative Family Lawyers.
Personal Legal Advocacy
More than an eminent attorney, Mr. McShane is a skilled professional advocate for his clients. His primary objective is to eliminate or mitigate the adverse consequences his clients face by providing outstanding legal advice and representation. However, Mr. McShane has developed a national reputation for standing by his clients during and after their cases and helping prevent future legal problems.
Because of his passion for helping others, he has helped numerous people find the resources required to take control of their lives. Whether through Alcoholics Anonymous, drug treatment, counseling, or support groups, Mr. McShane is committed to making his clients' lives better because of their intersection with his own.
Contact the Law Offices of John V. McShane
Please contact the Law Offices of John V. McShane regarding any family law, criminal law, or professional license discipline matter. Our firm can be contacted by phone at (214) 365-9007.