Sheppard Sands

Sheppard Sands

Sheppard Sands

Attorney at Law
  • The Ashmore Law Firm, P.C.
  • 3636 Maple Avenue Dallas, Texas 75219
  • 214-559-7202

Shep joined the firm in 2005. As a successful trial attorney with a broad civil trial practice, Shep has obtained numerous jury verdicts as lead attorney in the following practice areas: wrongful death, punitive damages, breach of fiduciary duty, premises liability, business litigation, probate litigation, construction defect, assault, product liability, invasion of privacy, ordinary negligence, and personal injury.

 

Shep successfully tried his first wrongful death case (multiple fatalities) to a unanimous jury verdict in 1997. As an experienced civil litigation and trial attorney representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants, Shep has taken hundreds of successful depositions, attended well over 100 successful mediations, and has successfully resolved thousands of litigated disputes by settlement or trial throughout the State of Texas.

 

Education:

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law (J.D., 1992)
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Fraternity
  • University of Texas at Austin (B.A. Economics/Business, 1988)
  • Fort Worth Country Day

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Texas, 1993
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1996
  • United State District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2018
  • Certified Guardianship Attorney (State Bar of Texas)

Past and Present Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Exes Life Member
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals:
    • 2006-2009 South Central Region Committee Member
    • Texas Chapter Committee Co-Chair
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association

Civil Trial Litigation:

  • Probate Litigation
    • Will Contest
    • Trust Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • General Litigation 
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Subrogation

Born: Weatherford, Texas