Shane A. McClelland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Law Offices of Shane McClelland
 | 24275 Katy Freeway, Suite 400
Houston, TX 77494
Phone: 713-987-7107
Fax: 832-827-4207
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Shane A. McClelland is a founding partner at the Law Offices of Shane McClelland, PLLC.

Shane represents individuals in personal injury accident cases, employment litigation, and commercial litigation with aggression and integrity. Shane also handles premises liability cases, business and contract disputes, and helps employees who have not been paid all the overtime wages they have earned. Shane also takes on the big insurance companies who refuse to pay their insureds after they have suffered a loss or damages because of a hurricane, storm, or other natural disasters. 

Shane's primary focus is on obtaining the best possible result for each client he represents. Shane has successfully utilized his litigation skills in both state and Federal Courts throughout the country to protect the rights of individuals who have been injured.

Shane is admitted to several state and Federal courts. He is admitted to practice in all Texas state and federal courts and the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also admitted to practice law in Colorado and Nebraska.

Shane’s foundation of legal experience and education has led to many recognitions and accolades. Shane has been named a SuperLawyer® Rising Star, has an Avvo Rating of 10 and won the Client's Choice Award, voted a Top Lawyer in Houston by Houstonia Magazine, and he received the President’s Award of Merit from the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Shane has given many presentations for various legal groups and bar associations; he has authored articles on a variety of legal topics that have appeared in publications such as the Data Security Law Journal and the ABA Journal; and he has appeared in many legal videos on various topics from Hurricane Harvey to personal injury issues and employment issues.

Shane is active in various professional groups and organizations. He belongs to the Houston Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Colorado, the State Bar of Nebraska, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.

Shane also dedicates his time to his family and volunteers for and gives to the American Diabetes Association, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, YoungLife, Carrie's Heart, and CHARM Ministries. 

Shane received a degree in history from The University of Texas at Austin. Shane earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law. During law school, he was a law review editor. Shane also interned for a Texas Court of Appeals Justice and served as a summer associate for the Texas Attorney General. After law school, Shane clerked for a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

If you have been injured, if your employer is not paying you all the wages you have earned, or if your insurance company is not paying you all the money you deserve to put your home and life together after a hurricane or natural disaster, then call Shane at The Law Offices of Shane McClelland 713.987.7107, or visit his website and social media pages at; Twitter @hmtrial; Facebook; Avvo; YouTubeLinkedIn;

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Employment Litigation (40%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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About Shane McClelland

Admitted: 2004, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Top Lawyer, Houstonia magazine, 2015
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award, President Obama, 2014
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association President's Award of Merit for authoring sections in Employment Handbook for Small Businesses, 2008
  • note and comment editor for the South Texas Law Review, Law Review Editor, 2003
  • Houstonia Top Lawyer, Houstonia magazine, 2014 - 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014 - 2016
  • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo
  • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • licensed in State of Colorado, 2017
  • licensed in State of Nebraska, 2017
  • Member of State Bar of Texas Exmployment Law Section, 2014
  • Law Clerk to United States District Judge Marcia A. Crone, Eastern District of Texas, 2004
  • Texas, 2004
  • member
  • United States Eastern District of Texas Courts
  • United States Western District of Texas Courts
  • United States Southern District of Texas Courts
  • United States Northern District of Texas Courts
  • Member of Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas 
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Carrie's Heart, 2014
  • Katy Independent School District Watch Dogs program, 2014
  • Charm prison ministries, 2014
  • Katy Independent School District Watch Dogs program, 2014
  • American Diabetes Association, 2012
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 2012
  • Volunteer time and resources to YoungLife, 1999

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Employment & Labor Relations Law, ABA Journal, Vol. 6, Issue 4: Rule 68 in Employment Litigation: The Who, What, When, and How (co-author)
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Protecting Business Assets: Unfair Competition, Non-Competes & Trade Secrets Newsletter, Sword & Shield: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, January 2007 (co-author)
  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. National Employment Perspective Newsletter, Texas Supreme Court Revises Non-Compete Enforcement Standards, October 2006 (contributor)
  • A Sword and Shield—The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and How Employers Can Protect Their Trade Secrets, Privacy & Data Security Law Journal, December 2006 (contributor)
  • Civil Pretrial Proceedings: All I Really Need To Know I Learned in First-Year Law School, Jefferson County Bar Association, Beaumont, Texas, January 2007 (co-author)



Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in History, 1998


  • “Shane is quick on his feet and driven to deliver results.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

Office Location for Shane A. McClelland

24275 Katy Freeway
Suite 400
Houston, TX 77494

Phone: 713-987-7107

Fax: 832-827-4207


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Last Updated: 9/12/2018

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