Shelly is the senior associate at Eberstein Witherite and has been with the firm for over a decade. Shelly is a trial attorney who has tried and won numerous cases in Dallas, Collin and Tarrant counties as well as others throughout the state. Her compassion and commitment to her clients shines through in the courtroom. As such, Shelly is well respected by her peers in the legal community and loved by her clients.
Shelly is a life-long Texan and graduated from Duncanville High School where she was a leader on the girls’ basketball team winning two state championships and setting the state record for most consecutive wins under legendary Coach Sandra Meadows. Shelly graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of North Texas and went on to graduate with honors from Texas Tech School of Law in 1998. She spent the first six years of her career defending hospitals and physicians against medical malpractice claims and representing insurance companies in other personal injury suits. That experience has proven to be invaluable in her pursuit of justice for her clients now against insurance companies.
In addition to being a successful trial lawyer, Shelly is also a wife and proud mother of two boys.
Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuter service, 2005, 2011, 2012
Best Lawyers in Dallas, by D Magazine: Personal Injury 2011
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Service, Super Lawyer 2013, 2014, 2015
Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
John Howie: Pursuit of Justice in the Face of Adversity
Board of Directors of Dallas Trial Lawyers Association (2009 – 2014)
Professional Associations and or Memberships
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Trial Lawyers College Graduate
American Association of Justice
Association of Plaintiffs Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America