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Toby L. Shook
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Toby L. Shook

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Toby Shook is known as one of the best criminal defense lawyers in Texas, having tried more than 300 jury trials. After an unprecedented career with the Dallas District Attorney’s Office, Shook entered private practice to represent citizens accused of all criminal wrongdoing by both state and federal authorities.

Shook’s vast trial experience encompasses every type of crime in the penal code from DWI, theft, assault, murder, and sex crimes to drug offenses and organized crime. He has earned a reputation as being an aggressive trial lawyer and is known for his relentless preparation, skillful cross-examination, and passionate argument.

Shook’s broad experience gives his clients a tremendous advantage during police investigation, grand jury investigation, plea negotiations, and trial. In his 20 years
with the District Attorney’s office, Shook tried some of the most high-profile cases in Dallas County history, including the Texas Seven prison escapees, serial killer Charles Albright, the AMC Grand killer, and the Darlie Routier case.

Shook was named a Best Lawyer in Dallas in criminal defense in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 in D Magazine, was voted as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Law Dragon Magazine, and named a Super Lawyer in Texas Monthly from 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Our Law Offices handle a wide range of criminal defense cases for clients throughout Dallas and the surrounding areas. The scope of our practice includes:

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If you or a loved one has been arrested in Texas, we are here to stand up for your rights. Contact us today online or by telephone at 214-850-9229 to speak with an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer.

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