Toby L. Shook

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Shook & Gunter
 | 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1905
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-850-9229
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney with Shook & Gunter, Toby L. Shook represents people in Dallas, Texas. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and his cases involve sex crimes, murder, theft, drug charges, drinking while intoxicated, organized crime, weapons charges, family violence, conspiracy charges, child pornography, prescription drug fraud, improper relationship between teacher and student, drug trafficking and assault. Mr. Shook also handles expungements as well as illegal search and seizure cases.

Mr. Shook earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from Texas Tech University. He then went to Texas Tech University School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor.
 
After graduating from law school, Mr. Shook worked as a prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office for 23 years. He then decided to use his vast experience to help those accused of committing a crime. Since 2006, he has successfully defended countless people and tried more than 300 cases that involved a jury. Some of his dismissed cases include family violence assault, tampering with a government record, receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

In addition to his impressive record, Mr. Shook has received several honors, having repeatedly been honored as one of Dallas' top criminal defense attorneys, named best prosecutor in the state and selected as one of 500 leading lawyers in the nation. His experience and knowledge are also well sought after, and he has made appearances on several popular shows such as NBC Dateline, Current Affair, Texas Lawyer, American Justice, 48 Hours, Court TV and Autopsy.

Mr. Shook is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%): White Collar Crime

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

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About Toby Shook

Admitted: 1983, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://sgw-law.com/attorneys/toby-shook/

Honors and Awards:

  • Home Run Hitters Award, NDAA, 2003,2015
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyer, "D" Magazine, 2007 – 2016
  • Recognized by his peers as being one of the top criminal lawyers in the nation
  • Texas Tech Law Review, Texas Tech University School of Law
  • "Go-To Prosecutor" Texas Lawyer, 2002
  • Lone Star Award Winner, TDCAA, 2002
  • One of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Law Dragon Magazine, 2007
  • NTL Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas, 1983
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, B.A., in History
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Office Location for Toby L. Shook

2001 Bryan Street
Suite 1905
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-850-9229

 

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Last Updated: 3/6/2017

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