John W. Shaw

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Patterson Law Group
 | 2409 Forest Park Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76110
Phone: 817-784-2000
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

After graduating from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2006, John W. Shaw made his home in Fort Worth, Texas. Since joining the Patterson Law Group, he has dedicated his legal career to helping clients throughout the Fort Worth area seek justice and recovery after suffering due to the negligent or reckless actions of another party. He provides qualified counsel and experienced guidance to clients facing complications due to the following:

·         Car accidents

·         Truck accidents

·         Premises liability

Always ready to fight for results for his clients, Mr. Shaw is willing to negotiate, employ alternative dispute resolution or go to trial in order to obtain justice in personal injury cases. His commitment to positive solutions has garnered respect and recognition among his peers and throughout the community. He was recognized as a top attorney in the area by Fort Worth, Texas magazine, and he received an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

He received admittance to the State Bar of Texas and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. In addition to these admissions, he is also extensively involved in the local legal community, serving as the Chairman of the Board for the Texas Young Lawyers Association. He is also a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

John W. Shaw is recognized for his contributions to the community beyond his personal injury law practice. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Texas Legal Services Center, a nonprofit law firm that provides assistance and training to poverty law advocates and he has previously served on the Board of Directors of The Ladder Alliance, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to domestic violence victims.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About John Shaw

Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://pattersonpersonalinjury.com/about-us/our-attorneys/j...

Honors and Awards:

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbel, Preeminent, 2014-Present, 2014
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine Top Attorney, 2009-2017
  • Awarded “Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Advocacy in Representing the Mothers of the Children of the YFZ Ranch,” Presented by the Poverty Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Legal Services Center, Chairman of the Board, 2017
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 2017
  • President and Immediate Past President, Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association., 2012
  • Vice President and President-Elect, Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Secretary and Treasurer, Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Director, Board of Directors, Fort Worth - Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Texas Legal Services Center; Vice-Chair (2013-2016)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association; Chair-Elect (2016-Present)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court; Associate (2009-2011)
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court; Barrister (2013-2016)
  • Texas Legal Services Corporation; Director (2012-2013)
  • Texas Legal Services Corporation; Chair (2016-Present)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association; Director, District 10, Place 2 (2012-2016)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association; Treasurer (2014-2015)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mentor - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Texas Mentor 2.0 Program, 2014
  • Director - The Ladder Alliance, 2012
  • Director and Vice-Chairman of the Board, Texas Legal Services Center, 2011
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • I conducted a seminar for clients of the firm regarding their hiring practices and how they could possibly trigger civil rights violations without specific considerations being kept in mind., Speaker, Job Applicant + Your Hiring Practices = Civil Rights Violations or Other Illegal Acts, Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC, Lunch and Learn, 2013
  • I conducted a continuing legal education seminar for other public interest lawyers regarding the benefits of using expunctions and nondisclosures to reduced employability barriers of their clients. , Speaker, Expunctions and Nondisclosures as a Means to Reduce Employability Barriers, First Friday CLE, State Bar of Texas, Poverty Law Section, 2012
  • I conducted a continuing legal education seminar for other public interest lawyers concerning the unemployment compensation system in the State of Texas and how to adequately represent clients seeking those benefits., Speaker, Just because you fired me does not mean that I will not get unemployment benefits, State Bar of Texas, Poverty Law Conference , 2012
  • I conducted a continuing legal education seminar for other public interest lawyers concerning the collateral consequences of arrest, deferred adjudication on future employability of their clients., Speaker, Collateral Consequences of Arrest, Deferred Adjudication and Conviction on Future Employability, State Bar of Texas, Poverty Law Conference , 2011
  • I gave a continuing legal education seminar to other public interest lawyers regarding representation of impoverished individuals seeking supplemental nutritional assistance benefits from the State of Texas., Speaker, What Legal Aid Attorney's Should Know About Food Stamps and Litigating for Systemic Change, First Friday CLE, Poverty Law Section, State Bar of Texas, Legal, 2009

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rating 4.8/5.0, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Wayland Baptist University, B.S.O.E. Criminal Justice, 2003
Office Location for John W. Shaw

2409 Forest Park Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76110

Phone: 817-784-2000

 

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Last Updated: 12/6/2017

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