Helping clients get back to life and business

Nathan Shackelford


Nathan Shackelford has focused on defense work for most of his career but also spent time working for a plaintiffs; firm. Before becoming an attorney, Nathan worked for the family restaurant chain business for almost ten years. His experience as the client/business owner, plaintiff, and defendant, provides him with unique insight into all sides of your case. The result is efficient and effective legal representation.

Nathan is a Dallas-area native where he attended South Garland High School.  After high school he attended the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude.  Nathan pursued a law degree at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Nathan, his wife Kristin and their twin boys reside in Sunnyvale.  He enjoys terrible 80s movies, golf and snow skiing.


Practice Areas

  • Transportation

  • Dram Shop

  • Workplace nonsubscriber claims

  • Premises Liability

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Products Liability

  • Accident & Injury



  • University of Texas at Dallas, Bachelor of Arts, 2003

  • Dean's List


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence 2009

  • Comment Editor for the SMU Law Review

  • Winner, Best Student Case Note (Published)


Bar Admissions

  • Texas

  • All Federal District Courts in Texas


Memberships and Activities

  • Dallas Bar Association

  • Co-lead Church Group in Sunnyvale