Todd Shapiro

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Plano, Texas

The Shapiro Law Firm
Todd Shapiro
The Shapiro Law Firm

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2000

Education: The University of Texas School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2014
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The Shapiro Law Firm

701 East 15th Street
Suite 204
Plano, TX 75086 Visit website


Todd Shapiro is an attorney at The Shapiro Law Firm in Plano, Texas. Mr. Shapiro is a versatile and skilled litigator who focuses his practice on criminal defense matters. He serves individuals throughout Collin County and Dallas-Fort Worth as well as the surrounding areas. Mr. Shapiro's commitment to providing his clients with diligent and insightful representation has garnered him the Readers' Choice award from Star Community Newspapers in the criminal defense category.

A native of Plano, Mr. Shapiro earned his undergraduate degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin in 1997. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 2000.

Before joining his father at The Shapiro Law Firm in 2003, Mr. Shapiro served as an assistant district attorney for Dallas County. During his three years in the district attorney's office, he tried more than 130 cases to verdict, ranging from DWI to violent felonies.

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Shapiro contributes to his profession and the community through a number of professional and civic organizations. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Collin County Bar Association, the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Texas Cowboys Alumni Association. When not representing clients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and, along with other attorneys at The Shapiro Law Firm, participating in community organizations such as the United Way, the Plano Rotary Club and the Men's Athletic Council at the University of Texas.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Family Law

Focus areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft

  • 90% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Family Law

First Admitted: 2000, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2014
  • Named one of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2023
  • "Readers" Choice Award - Criminal Attorney
Educational Background:
  •  University of Texas, Austin, Texas, B.A. in Government, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas Bar Association, 2000
  • Collin County Criminal Bar Association, 2005
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Collin County Bar Association, 2005
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2000
  • The University of Texas Cowboys Alumni Association, 2000

Office location for Todd Shapiro

701 East 15th Street
Suite 204
Plano, TX 75086

Phone: 972-423-0033


1 Year Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2014

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