Stephen W. Shellenberger
Of Counsel
Dallas

Mr. Shellenberger focuses primarily on a general civil practice with an with emphasis in the areas of family, probate, commercial and consumer litigation, collections and personal injury for both individuals and small businesses. He has represented clients in mediations and litigation in a variety of jurisdictions throughout Texas. With that foundation, Mr. Shellenberger routinely handles divorces, child custody cases, child support enforcement, contempt actions, modifications of support and access, probate, commercial and consumer litigation, collections and personal injury matters for both individuals and small businesses.

Mr. Shellenberger has enjoyed significant time in solo practice as well as time with the Drug Enforcement Administration and as a prosecutor for the City of Arlington. Mr. Shellenberger has served as counsel for credit unions, small to medium size businesses and individuals for most of his career and has assisted the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Texas with the successful prosecution of drug and money laundering organizations operating in the North and East Texas Areas.

Mr. Shellenberger received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics from the University of Texas at Dallas. He was a member of the S.M.U. Student Bar Association, belonged to the Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity and was an Associate Justice, Moot Court. Mr. Shellenberger is a member of the State Bar of Texas, a member of the State Bar of Texas Family Law Division and the Dallas Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Family
Business Litigation
Consumer Protection
Commercial Litigation
Collections
Personal injury
Probate
Wills
Trusts

Activities
Mr. Shellenberger is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, and the State Bar of Texas

Education
University of Texas at Dallas

Law School
Southern Methodist University

Bar Admissions
Texas 1990

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Fun Facts
Steve is a lifelong Cowboys fan, loves to read, has a loving wife of 37 years and two wonderful children.

Tel: (214) 780-1400
Fax: (214) 780-1401
Email: sshellenberger@shackelfordlaw.net