Shane McClelland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Katy, TX

Law Office of Shane McClelland, PLLC
 | 440 Cobia Dr, Suite 101
Katy, TX 77494
Phone: 713-489-4183
Fax: 832-827-4207
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Shane McClelland is the founder of the Law Office of Shane McClelland, based in Katy, Texas. 

    Shane represents clients throughout Katy, the greater Houston metropolitan area, and all of Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. 

    His practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation, and he also represents clients in employment law matters, natural disasters (like hurricanes, floods, and windstorms) and business disputes.  Shane advocates on behalf of his clients, where the negligence of others has harmed them. He serves his clients by giving them the personalized representation they deserve.

    The types of cases that he handles include motor vehicle crashes, truck collisions, construction site injuries, oil field disasters, and premises liability matters.  Shane's employment law practice primarily involves representing employees in wage and hour disputes and Family and Medical Leave Act issues. He also represents employees who have been the victim of discrimination prohibited by various laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. And Shane has also been involved in a significant amount of litigation to help Hurricane Harvey victims.  Other civil litigation that Shane works on includes breaches of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and partnership disputes. 

    Shane has obtained significant compensation for his clients.  Throughout his career, Shane has earned considerable recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 review rating on Avvo.com.

    Shane received his legal education at South Texas College of Law Houston, where he served as an editor on the South Texas Law Review before earning his Juris Doctor in 2004.  During law school, Shane interned, for now, United States District Court Judge George Hanks. And after law school, Shane clerked for United States District Court Judge Marcia Crone.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2016

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    About Shane McClelland

    Admitted: 2004, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.hmtrial.com/about-us/shane-mcclelland/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
    • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014
    • Houstonia Top Lawyer in Houston, Houstonia Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2015
    • Houstonia Top Lawyer in Houston, Houstonia Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2014
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2020
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2020
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2019
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2019
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2018
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2018
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2017
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2017
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2016
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2016
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Personal Injury Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2015
    • Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Ranked as a 10.0 Superb and Top Employment Attorney, Avvo, Avvo, 2015
    • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2020
    • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2019
    • Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2018
    • President Obama, President’s Volunteer Service Award, 2014
    • Texas Young Lawyers Association President's Award of Merit for authoring sections in Employment Handbook for Small Businesses, Texas Young Lawyers Association President's Award of Merit, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2008
    • South Texas Law Review editor, Law Review Editor, South Texas Law Review, 2004
    • Note and comment editor for the South Texas Law Review, Law Review Editor, South Texas Law Review, 2003

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Texas licensed to practice law 2004 - 2020, 2020
    • Nebraska licensed to practice law 2017 - 2020, 2020
    • Colorado licensed to practice law 2017 - 2020, 2020
    • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • United States Southern District of Texas Courts 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • United States Eastern District of Texas Courts 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • United States Northern District of Texas Courts 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • United States Western District of Texas Courts 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Member, Katy Bar Association 2018 - 2020, 2020
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Houston Bar Association, Member 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Houston Trial Lawyers Association 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Member of Association of Former Law Clerks of the Eastern District of Texas 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Garland Walker Inns of Court, 2009
    • Garland Walker Inns of Court, 2008
    • Garland Walker Inns of Court, 2007
    • Law Clerk to United States District Judge Marcia A. Crone, Eastern District of Texas 2004 - 2006, 2004
    • Interned, for now, United States District Court Judge George Hanks, 2003
    • Michelle F. Mehaffy American Inns of Court, 2006
    • Michelle F. Mehaffy American Inns of Court, 2005
    • Michelle F. Mehaffy American Inns of Court, 2004

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • American Diabetes Association 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Young Life Katy West Houston adult board member 2015 - 2020, 2020
    • Charm prison ministries, 2014
    • Carrie's Heart, 2014

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

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    Videos:

    • This is a summary of the Law Office of Shane McClelland's mission, Law Office of Shane McClelland, All Industries, 2020
    • Overview of the Law Office of Shane McClelland, Local Katy Lawyer, All Industries, 2020
    • Law Office of Shane McClelland prides itself on giving individuals who have suffered an injury because of someone else's negligence the personalized representation and attention their case deserves., Personal Injury, All Individuals, 2020
    • Law Office of Shane McClelland serves its clients who have been injured because of someone else's negligence by giving them the personalized representation they deserve., Personal Injury 1, All Individuals, 2020
    • The Law Office of Shane McClelland helps individuals in employment litigation, Employment Law, All Industries, 2020
    • Law Office of Shane McClelland serves individuals who have suffered because of a natural disaster, like a hurricane or flood., Natural Disasters, All Industries, 2020
    • Law Office of Shane McClelland helps small businesses find reasonable and practical solutions to their legal problems., Business Disputes, All Industries, 2020
    • Car Accident Attorneys, 2018
    • Hurricane Harvey, 2018
    • Wage and Hour, Wage & Hour, 2017
    • Overtime Lawsuits  , Overtime lawsuits, 2017
    • Car Accident Attorneys, Car Accident Attorneys, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • South Texas College of Law, JD, 2004
    • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in History, 1998

    Comments

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

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

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    Office Location for Shane McClelland

    440 Cobia Dr
    Suite 101
    Katy, TX 77494

    Phone: 713-489-4183

    Fax: 832-827-4207

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