Michael Shawn Matlock

Also known as M. Shawn, Matlock

Michael Shawn Matlock

Criminal Defense Attorney

Fort Worth, TX





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About Me

I am a criminal defense attorney located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. My practice is a boutique firm devoted solely to defending persons and businesses accused of criminal and regulatory offenses in both State and Federal courts. Our firm deals with individuals charged with offenses ranging from DWI to Drug Possession/ Distribution to Murder in both adult courts and juvenile courts in Texas....

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a client 8 months ago.

Outstanding attorney...well respected in the courts, amoung peers and with judges...thoroughly understands court procedure. -Tenacious client...


Posted by: a Criminal Defense client about 3 years ago.

Personable, reasonable, polite, calm, and best of all delivered results and had me in and out of the courtroom in minutes.
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Gregory M. McCauley
Gregory McCauley

Chadds Ford, PA

About 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
Evan Matthew Oshan
Evan Oshan

Seattle,, WA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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2002 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2002 – 2007

Landrith & Kulesz


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2001 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Wyoming College of Law


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2011 Rising Star

Super Lawyers Magazine


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2002- present Member

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 7 publications

2010 This is what it means to be Super?

The Matlock Blog

2010 What's in a Name?

The Matlock Blog

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Juvenile Determinate Sentences

at Child Advocacy Training

2008 Juvenile Confessions

at Juvenile Law Brown Bag CLE

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