Houston is a shareholder in Houston Dunn, where he
practices civil appellate law. After starting his career as a briefing
attorney for the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, he has worked in the
appellate sections of prominent San Antonio law firms. He is certified
in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Houston has been a member of the TYLA Board of Directors since
2010 and currently serves as vice president. He is a council member of
the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, a past president of the San
Antonio Young Lawyers Association, and a past chair of the San Antonio
Bar Association Appellate Practice Section. Houston graduated from St.
Mary’s University School of Law in 2003 and received Bachelor of
Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from New Mexico
State University in 2000.
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Shaw is an associate of Whitaker Chalk Swindle
& Schwartz, where he focuses primarily on commercial litigation,
employment, and intellectual property law, including matters concerning
copyrights, trademarks, patent litigation, and trade secrets. Prior to
joining Whitaker Chalk in 2012, he practiced public interest law at
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas for more than five years.
Shaw has been a member of the TYLA Board of Directors since 2012,
serving most recently as treasurer of the Executive Committee. Before
joining TYLA, he was elected as president of the Fort Worth-Tarrant
County Young Lawyers Association, and he is currently vice chair of the
board of directors of Texas Legal Services Center, a nonprofit law
office in Austin that provides assistance and training to poverty law
advocates and their clients in the areas of litigation support,
education, and communication. Shaw earned his Juris Doctor from St.
Mary’s University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science from
Wayland Baptist University.
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