Shawn W. Paschall

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Cole Paschall Law
 | 6300 Ridglea Place, Suite 315
Fort Worth, TX 76116
Phone: 817-857-4631
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Appellate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    With over 100 favorable results from jury trials, Shawn W. Paschall is an attorney with Cole Paschall Law and handles criminal defense matters such as sexual crimes, DWI, theft, child sex crimes, drug charges and federal defense. He represents clients in the Fort Worth, Texas, area and spent time as a felony prosecutor in both Tarrant and Tom Green counties.

    In 1993, Mr. Paschall earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and went on to obtain a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law. He then became board-certified in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been admitted to practice in the state of Texas since 1996.

    Mr. Paschall is served on the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association’s board of directors for several terms. This allowed him to train attorneys, shape legislation and defend attorneys against overzealous prosecutors and judges. As a member of the board of directors, he represents criminal lawyers in the state.

    During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Paschall taught police officers, prosecutors and child abuse investigators in the best practices for dealing with sensitive cases that involved sexual assault of a child. With a background on both sides of the courtroom and an extensive understanding of how the legal system works, he is fully prepared to represent clients for even the most serious crimes. He believes that every individual deserves an attorney who will advocate for their rights and their futures as they face the reality of a criminal record or time behind bars.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 10%Appellate
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    About Shawn Paschall

    Admitted: 1996, Texas

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Criminal Law, 2011

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Served several terms on the board of directors for the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association., 2019


    • State v. B.L., Murder, Jury trial--Not Guilty
    • State v. J.T., Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child, Jury trial--Not Guilty
    • State v. R.F., Aggravated Robbery, Jury trial--Not Guilty
    • State v. W.B., Fail to Register as Sex Offender, Jury trial--Not Guilty
    • State v. D.H., Assault, Jury trial--Not Guilty
    • Several DWI jury trials resulting Not Guilty verdicts

    Educational Background:

    • University of Oklahoma, 1993

    Industry Groups

    • NACDL
    • TCDLA
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    Office Location for Shawn W. Paschall

    6300 Ridglea Place
    Suite 315
    Fort Worth, TX 76116

    Phone: 817-857-4631

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2021

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