Shannon L.K. Welch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Fisher & Welch, PC
 | 500 North Akard Street, Suite 2800
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-661-9400
Fax: 214-661-9404
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (80%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Experienced attorney Shannon L.K. Welch is a partner at the highly respected Dallas law firm of Fisher & Welch, PC. Ms. Welch focuses her practice on assisting clients from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and throughout North Texas who have legal needs requiring a skilled litigator or negotiator. Clients regularly turn to her for assistance with the following legal matters:

    • Trust and estate litigation

    • Litigation and appeals

    • Business and commercial disputes• Fiduciary litigation• Family limited partnership disputes• Professional negligence claims• Alternative dispute resolution

    Ms. Welch began practicing law in 1997 after earning her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law and her admission to the State Bar of Texas. Shannon also attended Southern Methodist University, where she earned a Master of Arts in dispute resolution and conflict management in 2012. In addition to her approval to practice law before all of Texas' state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas also approved her to practice in their courtrooms.

    Shannon is a highly regarded member of the legal community, and she has earned much recognition for her litigation and negotiation skills, along with her leadership abilities. She served as an officer and director of the Global Collaborative Law Council, and she served as vice-chair and co-program chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association.  She has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

    In addition to her many leadership roles, Ms. Welch is an active member of a number of legal organizations, including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, she is a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 20%Business Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

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    About Shannon Welch

    Admitted: 1997, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
    • Selected for Inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® 2014 - 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    • Vice-Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section
    • Member, State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
    • Director and Officer, Global Collaborative Law Council
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
    • Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Co-Program Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Attorneys Serving the Community

    Educational Background:

    • Southern Methodist University, M.A. in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, 2012
    • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, with Honors, 1993
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    Office Location for Shannon L.K. Welch

    500 North Akard Street
    Suite 2800
    Dallas, TX 75201

    Phone: 214-661-9400

    Fax: 214-661-9404

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    Last Updated: 4/29/2021

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