Shahin Zamir is an Experienced and Dedicated Criminal Defense Lawyer Ready to Fight For His Clients.
Immediately after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Houston with membership in the Honor’s College, Shahin Zamir attended Texas Tech School of Law. While there, Shahin earned the Henslee/American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts Research Prize and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
After graduating from law school, Shahin worked as an Assistant District Attorney, where he successfully tried over 30 jury trials to verdict. During his tenure, Shahin coached numerous high school mock trial and moot court teams. He also attended an invitation-only Trial Advocacy course at the National Advocacy Center, where many of the top District and United States Attorneys in the country are trained.
Once in private practice, Shahin was invited to become a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas due to his devotion to Continuing Legal Education. He was also selected to attend the Criminal Trial College, which is a grueling week-long seminar geared towards mastering Criminal Defense trial techniques. Currently, he handles a very active criminal docket which entails cases in Harris and contiguous counties. He prides himself on always being prepared and always understanding the needs of his clients, which is the foundation of a successful defense.
On a personal note, Shahin is currently happily married to his beautiful wife, Beth. A native Houstonian, he is a die-hard Astros, Texans, and Rockets fan. In his spare time, he enjoys all kinds of sports activities and helping students with mock trial and moot court competitions.
Languages spoken: Farsi
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2004||11/19/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Top Lawyers||Houstonia Magazine||2015|
|Top Lawyers||H Texas Magazine||2015|
|Top Lawyers||Houstonia Magazine||2014|
|Top Lawyers||H Texas Magazine||2014|
|Excellent Rated Attorney||Avvo||2014|
|The College of the State Bar of Texas||State Bar of Texas||2009|
|American Jurisprudence Award||Texas Tech School of Law||2003|
|Principal||The Law Office of Shahin Zamir, PLLC||2009 - Present|
|Partner||Tilton & Zamir, LLP||2007 - 2009|
|Assistant District Attorney||District Attorney's Office||2004 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2015 - Present|
|Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Houston Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2004 - Present|
|Criminal Lawyers in Houston||Behind Bars: Jail v. Prison||2013|
|Criminal Lawyers in Houston||Expungement: Your Legal History is Nobody's Business||2013|
|Criminal Lawyers in Houston||Preparing for your Arraignment||2012|
|Criminal Lawyers in Houston||What to Expect at a Preliminary Hearing||2012|
|Texas Tech University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Houston, Honors College||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|University of Houston DU Chapter||Alcohol Offenses on Campus||2012|
|Delta Upsilon Conference||Criminal Issues In College||2010|