Shepherd Law Firm


Amegy Bank Building
Suite 200
1901 N. Central Expressway

Richardson, TX  75080-3528

Phone:   972-234-3117
Fax    :   972-889-3827


Serving Richardson, Texas and the surrounding area since 1977


Computers and Software
Corporate Law
Debtor and Creditor
Eminent Domain
Government Contracts
Government Relations
Land Use and Planning
Land Use Litigation
Municipal Law
Real Estate Finance &  Development
State & Local Government Law
Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Entities
Trusts & Estates


    * Represents technology and other corporate clients, and their employees, in the legal areas of corporate, partnerships, trusts and estates, real estate and collections.
    * Represents clients in mergers and acquisitions.
    * Represents an array of local governments in land planning, regulatory issues, and inter-local agreements.
    * Represents local governments in the organization and administration of special districts for infrastructure development, emergency services, and land use opportunities.
    * Represents clients in economic development plans and tax incentive plans.
    * Represents clients in zoning and land use issues as they relate to growth, development and re-development.


    * Member, State Bar of Texas
    * Fellow, College of the State Bar of Texas
    * Member, Collin County Bar Association
    * Member, Texas City Attorney Association
    * Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member


    * J.D., Baylor Law School, 1977
    * B.B.A., Baylor University, 1976

(972) 234-3117 Phone
(972) 889-3827 Fax


September 13, 2012  Speaker - Texas Subdivision and Platting Law
August 26, 2007  Speaker: Budgets, Taxes, and Politics
June 15, 2007  Speaker: Plat and Subdivision Law, Dallas, Texas
April 12, 2007  Speaker - MUDS and SUDS, Austin, Texas
April 28, 2005  Speaker - Basics of Municipal Law in Texas
June 30, 2004  Speaker - Special Utility Districts
June 2003    
  Speaker - Public-Private Partnerships, Public Watchdog or Developer’s Lapdog?
October 2001       Speaker - Duties of the City Council, University of Texas at Dallas
September 2001   Speaker - Open Meetings Laws, Dallas, Texas
June 2001  
  Speaker - The Politics of Zoning, Presentations to the Institute for Local Government Studies of the Center for American and International Law, Dallas and Plano, Texas

Lorman Distinguished Faculty Member