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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1993||07/28/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Texas Super Lawyers||2011|
|Texas Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2010|
|Texas Super Lawyer||Super Lawyer||2009|
|Texas Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Pro Bono Award||Texas Bar Foundation||2005|
|Texas Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2005|
|Partner||Shellist Lazarz Slobin LLP||1994 - Present|
|Associate||Watts & Glover LP||1993 - 1994|
|Law Clerk||Hon. Lamar Mckorkle||1991 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Houston Young Lawyers Foundation||Fellow||2000 - Present|
|Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section||Member||1998 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)||Member||1994 - Present|
|Houston Young Lawyers Association||Member||1995 - 2007|
|5th Circuit Upholds Punitive Damage Award||$500,000 Award Upheld on Appeal|
|Jury verdict for $730,000, plus attorney's fees and costs||$730,000 jury verdict, plus attorney's fees and expenses|
|$3.2 Million Sexual Harassment Verdict||$3,200,000 Verdict at Trial|
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|Continuing Legal Education - Houston, Texas||Trying the Non-traditional Plaintiff's Lawsuit||2011|
|South Texas College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||1993|
|Chicago-Kent College of Law||Employee Rights||N/A||1992|
|Trying the Non-Traditional Plaintiff's Lawsuit||How to Try a Lawsuit||2011|
|Expert Testimony in Employment Discrimination and Harassment Cases||The Use of Expert Witnesses||2011|
|Walking the Walk, and Talking the Talk||Developing an Employment Law Practice||1998|
Posted by Elizabeth
Martin Shellist is an absolutely brilliant lawyer in many levels. I had been involved in lengthy and drawn out lawsuit that looked like it would never end and was financially debilitating and caused enormous levels of stress. After over two years, we brought Marty in and within a matter of weeks the suit was wrapped up. He looks at things from every angle. He does not allow manipulation and will call out whomever needs to be called out. He knows the law and how it works. He addresses issues through various angles, so that strategies are in place and issues are handled and not dragged out. I trust his guidance, knowledge, insight and intuition completely. I highly, highly recommend him.
Posted by Donna
I hired Martin to settle a rather complicated divorce from my previous company. Like any divorce, there were issues that needed to be negotiated. Martin was on top of it all. He was super sharp and most importantly took the time to understand all the issues, the players and the priorities. He set the gameplan and executed it so well.
Martin is a great lawyer but he's also trustworthy, responsive and really kind. I've met a lot of lawyers and it's not easy to find this combination. When it comes to employment law, he is simply the best.
Posted by Jose
Excellent lawyer, knowledgeable, well- informed, honest, consistent, and patient. I would not hesitate to call him again or recommend him. He achieved what I needed.
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