Efficiently Resolving

Your Estate Or Trust Conflict

Shannon L. K. Welch



For more than 24 years, Shannon Welch has successfully represented clients in many areas of civil litigation including will contests and trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, professional negligence, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases, and family partnership disputes. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Welch is a proponent of a wide variety of alternative dispute resolution processes. She is trained in collaborative law and mediation, and has completed her Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management.



  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. – 1997
  • Southern Methodist University
    • M.A. – 2012
    • Major: Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management
  • Southern Methodist University
    • B.B.A. – 1993
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Finance


Professional Associations

  • Global Collaborative Law Council
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • The William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court



  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
  • East Texas Crisis Center – Philanthropy Award
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® for the years 2014 through 2022
  • Nominated to Best Lawyers in America® for the years 2012 through 2022
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating from Martindale Hubbell

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