Experience You Can Count On

The Shapiro Law Firm has provided results-oriented representation in matters of criminal defense and family law for more than 40 years.

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Serving Collin County and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, we are dedicated to helping every client obtain the best possible outcome. If you are facing an arrest, a divorce or another challenging legal issue, we can provide the honest answers and effective solutions that you deserve.

Experienced Criminal Defense in Plano

We represent people charged with DWI, drug crimes, sex offenses, violent crimes, white collar crimes and other offenses. With our extensive experience in federal and state criminal courts, we have the advocacy skills needed for the toughest cases.

Our experienced criminal defense attorneys know that every case is different and the right approach will depend on several factors. When we take on a criminal defense matter, we examine every aspect, such as the admissibility of the evidence and whether we believe we can have the case dismissed on constitutional grounds. Sometimes the best option is to go to trial.

Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony charge, we will work tenaciously to protect your rights and preserve your freedom.
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Todd receives my highest recommendation as a criminal defense attorney. What sets Todd apart is his transparency, responsiveness and ability to produce results.
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Skilled Family Law Advocates

At the The Shapiro Law Firm, we know that the decisions made during a divorce, custody dispute or other family law matters will affect our clients and their families for years to come.

While we provide comfort and support for the emotional side of family law disputes, our lawyers also focus on the financial issues, custody issues and other concerns that need to be resolved in the process. We understand how to pursue resolutions that protect the interests of our clients and their families.

Recognized for Our Successful Results

At the Shapiro Law Firm, our lawyers have successfully handled many complex and high-profile cases in Texas, including those involving professional athletes, politicians, business executives and other prominent figures. We have been continually recognized by many local and state publications for our achievements.

As a well recognized criminal defense attorney, prominent media outlets often ask Todd Shapiro to serve as a legal analyst on noteworthy cases he is not directly involved in himself.  His high-profile appearances have included numerous local television news features, commentary on Court TV on the Amber Guyger murder trial in Dallas in 2019, and as a featured guest in a criminal defense panel roundtable discussion with the Musers morning show on The Ticket radio station that was streamed live across the country.

Howard Shapiro has been selected for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers list by Texas Monthly magazine and Todd Shapiro has been included in the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list by the same publication. Both Howard and Todd have received this honor on numerous occasions over the past decade.

Peter Ganyard brings to our firm seven years of experience as a leading prosecutor for the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. He has conducted hundreds of jury and bench trials and handled thousands of cases.