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Toby L. Shook

Toby L. Shook

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime, Violent Crime, Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Criminal Defense: 25%
  2. Violent Crime: 25%
  3. White Collar Crime: 25%
  4. DUI & DWI: 25%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Lauren Ashley Harris

    I refer every criminal matter that I come across to Mr. Shook, as he is simply the best in the State of Texas. He is renowned in the legal community for his high-profile national media coverage cases. This is no wonder, because his knowledge, experience, integrity and professionalism are beyond comparison. I strongly endorse this attorney for any and all criminal matters.


    Lauren Harris Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Constantine George Anagnostis

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Constantine Anagnostis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Shook, Gunter and Wirskye

717 N.Harwood
Suite 2652
Dallas, TX, 75201



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198308/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
N/AD Magazine2011
Texas Superlawyers Criminal LawTexas Monthly2011
N/AD Magazine2010
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly2010
N/AD Magazine2009
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly2009
N/AD Magazine2008
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly2008
500 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2007
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly Magazine2007
N/AD Magazine2007
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal alwTexas Monthly Magazine2004
Texas Super Lawyer Criminal LawTexas Monthly Magazine2003
Home Run Hitter AwardNational District Attorneys Association2003
Lone Star AwardTexas District and County Attorney's Association2002
Go to ProsecutorTexas Lawyer Magazine2002

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Felony Trial Division ChiefDallas County District Attorneys Office1983 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Texas v SinclairNot Guilty of all Felony charges

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1983
Texas Tech UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Criminal Defense Trial Skills and Trial Law ProgramOpening Statments2009
Criminal Defense Trial Skills and Trial Law ProgramExpert Witnesses2008
Prosecutor Trials Skill CourseCROSS-EXAMINATION2005
Prosecutors Trials Skills CourseCROSS-EXAMINATION2004
Idaho Prosecuting Attorney's Association Summer ConferenceJury Selection and Punishment Argument in Capital Murder Cases2004
Prosecutors Trials skills CourseCROSS-EXAMINATION2003
Prosecutors Trials Skills CourseCross-Examination2002
Prosecutors Trials Skills CourseCross-Examination2001
Prosecuotrs Trials Skills CourseCross-Examination2000
Trial Skills CourseCase Preparation1999
Prosecutors Trials Skills CourseClosing Argument1999