Mr. Boasberg was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and moved to the Lone Star State to attend The University of Texas in Austin, TX. After receiving undergraduate degrees in Government and Business from the University of Texas; Shane attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX. While attending South Texas College of Law in Houston, Shane worked as a law clerk for the prestigious law firm of Gallagher, Lewis, Downey, and Kim. During this time, he gained experience in legal and appellate research and writing and trial preparation working one of the largest settlements recorded in United States jurisprudence history.
Mr. Boasberg graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2002 and began his legal career at Heard, Robins, Cloud, Lubel, and Greenwood LLP in Houston. In 2004, Shane moved back to Austin, TX to serve as General Counsel to the Honorable Senator Mario Gallegos in the Texas Senate. Following his time with Senator Gallegos, Shane worked for Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott where he worked on a wide variety of legal and political issues related to transportation and eminent domain While working for the OAG-Texas, Shane served as the Legislative Liaison between the Texas Attorney General-Transportation Division and the Texas Legislature.
Following his tenure with the legislature and the OAG-Texas, Mr. Boasberg reentered private-practice in 2010 and opened his law firm in Austin, TX with a satellite office in Houston, TX. He has handled almost every type of civil case at some point during his career. Shane is actively engaged with the community is a member of Texas State Bar, Austin Bar Association, and the Capitol Area Trial Lawyers Association. He was also selected to Texas Monthly’s list “Rising Stars” for 2012, 2014 - 2016. Only 2.5% of eligible Texas attorneys are chosen by Super Lawyer based on nominations from their peers. His dedication to advocating for his clients and the consistent ability to deliver desired results has earned him the reputation of being a trustworthy advocate who will provide quality legal services.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2019.
Fully Probated Suspension issued in TX, 2019
updated on 01/24/2020
Fully probated suspension means an attorney is technically suspended but may still practice law. The State monitors the lawyer's activities during the suspension to make sure that he or she does not repeat the behavior.