5.0 stars 19 totalReview Shelby Burns
Posted by Joel
I was pulled over for a DWI about 1 year back. I hired a lawyer before that and they had no clue what to do and only made things worse. This being my first offense, i went to Shelby and in no time had everything resolved and my probation term ended. There were no headaches or twisted words. He is an honest guy that will do whatever it takes to help you.
Posted by Ryan
Shelby Burns Helped me tremedously in my 1 DWI arrest case. Shelby personally gave me his cell phone number to answer the many questions I had during this long and tediuos process. I was stopped in Waller Co. and provided a specimen of .12 BAC. Though after cross examining the arresting officer, (that was a sergeant), Shebly was able to get the case reduced to Obstruction of Roadway with a $500 fine and no probation. He had a plan and avoided my conviction of driving while intoxicated. I suggest Shelby if you are in need of some good representaion.
Posted by Joseph
I was arrested for an accident that involved alcohol. When the cops arrived I was barely conscious and smelt like liquor. I was not able to blow, so they took my blood samples. I was sent to the toughest DUI/DWI judge in court 14 downtown. Shelby Burns did not just walk through this case he fought against the report the police gave and eventually did what not many lawyers can do in court 14 he got my case dismissed on lack of evidence, I still can not believe it. If you want to beat your case hire Shelby Burns you can not afford a DUI/DWI on your record today.
Posted by a client
A couple of months ago I was arrested for Failure to Stop and Give Information and was facing up to 6 months in jail. I was very scared because I had never been in any kind of trouble before. Shelby put my fears at ease by being patient and explaining all of the legal jargon, providing his cell phone number so that I could contact him at anytime, and understanding. In the end, I was so thankful that he was able to get my case dismissed. I definitely feel like I have my life back! Thank you Shelby!
Posted by a client
I was involved in an accident after leaving a night club. I was arrensted for "Driving While Intoxicated". Mr. Burns gave me his cell phone number and was accessible by phone at all times. Mr. Burns did a great job representing me. He was able to get my case reduced to a "Obstruction of a Roadway" with only a $300.00 fine and no probation. The matter is closed and I have no other obligations from it.
Posted by a DUI client
I hired Shelby after hiring another well known DWI lawyer that got me the worst possible deal alive on a 1st offense DWI- intensive probation that would have cost me my job. In 1 month, Shelby turned my case around and got me 1 year probation with no fine! He gave me his cell phone number and was accessible at all times. Every time I had a question, he answered me straight forward and did not give me the run around. Even though he cost way less than my first lawyer, he got me such a better deal and was way more professional. I would recommend him to anyone, especially going through a DWI. Just because other lawyers charge more, doesn't mean they are on your side or going to get you the best deal possible. Considering the facts of my case, Shelby got me a great deal.
AVVO.com is an attorney review website. There are a lot of attorneys out there that do not care about their clients, and only through reviews like yours can a potential client tell the difference between those that do not care and those that do and are willing to fight.
Posted by Matthew Hoffman
The purpose of this note is to provide a most favorable review for Attorney Shelby Burns. I referred my brother-in-law to him for his motion to revoke probation. He was flexible on the fee, gave us his cell phone number and he got the case dismissed in a very timely manner. I will be referring to him, again.
Posted by a DUI client
From the moment Mr. Burns heard my case I ultimately became at ease. The previous lawyers I had sought had all wanted to go for immediate prohibition. However doing so would have been admitting to driving under the influence, which I refused to accepted. I had just turned 18 at the time and a DUI would have put my college acceptances and my multiple scholarships in jeopardy. My future was at stake and Mr. Burns took it upon himself to make sure that he did everything possible to have it go untarnished. From the very first meeting he had already told me how he was going to go about the case and was very confident about my case. From there on we were in constant communication by email or his personal cellphone. Any question or concern he had a quick reply. I only had to go to court once and even through that Shelby sat with me. The day of my court the judge was not there but there was a prosecutor and that is who Shelby sought out to speak with. Shelby had gathered my college acceptance letters, scholarship letters, volunteer hours, resumes and recommendation letter from teachers and showed them to this prosecutor who was really pushing for conviction. In the end my case was dismissed. Shelby is friendly, understanding, he accommodates to you and very easy going. He made such a scary and traumatic moment in my life easy. Lawyers can be overwhelming but Mr. Shelby Burns is humble and ready to fight for you. I would recommend him to anyone at anytime without a doubt.
Posted by Elizabeth
On September 21, 2013 I was arrested for a DWI in Harris County. The driving facts of my case was damning evidence given the fact I had traveled at least 8 mins the wrong way on a highway and when questioned by the officer I told him I was in Austin when in fact I was in Crosby. From the moment I spoke with Mr. Burns my concerns were put at ease as much as possible. He willingly gave me me his cell phone number and told me to call or text anytime I had a question. Even given the evidence against me Mr. Burns was stead fast and fought for me every step of the way. Ultimately his knowledge of the law lead to a complete dismissal on April 17, 2014. Mr. Burns was always professional and it was obvious he is respected by his peers. I highly recommend him as an attorney that WILL fight for you and not back down!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client
When I met Shelby, I was extremely frightened & upset. I had never been in trouble in my life. While in a deep depression, I attempted to take my life with a gun, but was stopped by the police. In the process, an officer thought it prudent to add insult to injury by charging me with unlawful carrying of a weapon. Although this was in Montgomery County, Shelby still took my case. He listened to every detail of my story and asked questions all along. He immediately supported my interests & gave me encouragement. He gave me ideas of documents to gather to support my position in court, & he gave me his cell phone number and email so that I could contact him whenever I felt the need. After our very first meeting, I left feeling much more comfortable and confident than when I had come in.
During the process, we communicated frequently, and Shelby was always encouraging and upbeat. He worked it out so that I only had to attend one of many court settings, & he remained tenacious with the prosecutor until he eventually convinced him that dismissal of my case was the right (& the only right) thing to do, which was not an easy battle!
My impression of Shelby from the beginning, & throughout the entire process, was of an attorney who cared about my specific situation & was interested in fighting for an outcome that was fair and just.
I am very thankful that I found Shelby at this difficult time in my life.