EVERYONE HAS RIGHTS, YOUR RIGHTS NEED TO BE PROTECTED. The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC is a trusted name, protecting the rights of those who need criminal defense representation across North Texas. Contact Us
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • DWI Detection and Standardization - National Certification

Fort Worth Criminal Law Firm

Veteran-Owned Law Firm Led by a Former FBI Agent and Law Enforcement Officer

When you have been charged or arrested for a suspected crime, you need a legal advocate who knows how to fight for you. Who better to have on your defense than an attorney with former law enforcement and FBI experience? Mr. Shipley has over 20 years of criminal justice experience in various roles, which all work together to your advantage as he can apply unique investigative skills to strategize your defense. Whether you are facing criminal charges for misdemeanor assault or felony drug possession, The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC is ready to fight for your defense. As a veteran-owned law firm led by a former federal agent, The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC is committed to protecting your constitutional rights and fighting for your freedom.

Schedule a free confidential consultation or call The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC at (817) 783-4899 to learn more. Representing the accused in Tarrant Counties. An attorney will return your call within 24 hours.

  • 20+ Years of Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Experience
  • Veteran Owned and Operated
  • Free Confidential Consultation
  • Former FBI Agent
  • Payment Plans Available
  • Spanish Speaking Services Available

Providing Unique Investigative Skills Most Attorneys Don’t Have

There are many defense attorneys out there. It can feel overwhelming to choose the right one for your case, and you may be wondering what assets to look out for in a good lawyer. Within the pool of defense lawyers in Fort Worth, however, there are few who have the unique qualities that Mr. Shipley does. As a veteran, former law enforcement officer, and FBI agent of 14 years, Mr. Shipley brings a unique array of experience that he draws from to develop a multi-faceted approach to your defense. He has developed critical investigative skills that most attorneys don’t have, and these tactics can prove highly advantageous as he conducts his own personal investigations of the evidence relevant to your case.

Respectful and Intelligent Representation Focused on the Client

At The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC, it’s all about you and what Mr. Shipley can do for you. He takes a client-focused approach to his practice and aims to deliver the respectful and intelligent representation you deserve. Criminal charges and arrests often create a stigma that can feel discouraging to overcome. Mr. Shipley understands the weight of a criminal charge and will assert your rights as a defendant every step of the way. He will work side by side with you on your defense and strategize effective ways to help you out of your legal charge.

Contact The Shipley Law Firm, PLLC for a free consultation to get started on your defense immediately. An attorney will return your call within 24 hours.

Mr. Shipley graduating from the FBI Academy in 1996.


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