Matthew D. Shaffer

Matthew D. Shaffer

Admiralty / Maritime Attorney

Houston, TX

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RATING

10.0

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No Misconduct

Languages

English , Spanish

About Me

I have proudly represented the hard-working men and women of our great nation for over 20 years. I have handled offshore injury cases, Jones Act cases and FELA railroad injury cases for all of these years. If you contact our firm, you will speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. You can email us at info@smslegal.com or visit our website for more information. Even if we cannot assist...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Fees

Contingent (33%-40%)

Client Reviews

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World class representation.

Posted by: Gary about 3 years ago.

Matt is a World Class lawyer and the results in my case have allowed me to live in the same high standard I did when I was working. Matt traveled to...

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Posted by: vincent over 3 years ago.

Mr.Shaffer was very helpfull through my ordeal and I was very confident he was going to bring out the truth out about the accident of why and how I...
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Endorsements

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Jonathan Sol Harris
Jonathan Harris

Houston, TX

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Co-worker

I endorse this lawyer. Matthew Shaffer is a very hardworking attorney!
Tommy Ray Hastings
Tommy Hastings

The Woodlands, TX

About 3 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

If lawyers were asked to write a list of the top martime injury lawyers, Matt's name would almost certainly appear on every list. I have referred...
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Résumé

License

1989 License Status: Active for the state of Colorado.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/30/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Education

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1987 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX

Awards

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2013 Texas Best Lawyers

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Associations

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1999- present Member

State Bar of Texas


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Portfolio

Publications

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2011 Railroads, repetitive stress, and restitution

American Association for Justice (AAJ)

Speaking Engagements

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1994 Multiple Causes of Action Seminar - Jones Act and FELA

at Texas Trial Lawyers Association