Waldron & Schneider

Shawn Williamson

Mr. Williamson has a wide ranging practice including both contested and uncontested issues in several different areas of the law.  Mr. Williamson has a focus in defamation claims and the potential appeals. He offers broad representation in libel and business disparagement claims for both plaintiffs and defendants.

In 2022, Mr. Williamson was named as one of Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers in Business and Contract Litigation. Mr. Williamson handles business and contract litigation, probate litigation, guardianship litigation, and a broad range of civil litigation issues.  Mr. Williamson assists clients in  a wide range of investigations (including compliance and APS accusations), IP issues, education law, animal law, HOA disputes, and estate planning.

A former teacher, in 2021, Mr. Williamson was named one of Houstonia Magazine’s Education Lawyers of the Year. He represents student side issues based on civil rights claims, including obtaining accommodations all the way to filing federal lawsuits.

Part of Mr. Williamson’s focus is handling uncontested probate of wills, administrations without wills, and guardianships. He has handled hundreds of cases across the state, including property divisions involving agriculture and mineral rights.

Born in West Texas, Mr. Williamson developed his public speaking skills at a young age, earning a degree in theater from McMurry University. Mr. Williamson is known for his thoughtful trial advocacy and negotiation throughout the state of Texas.

“My goal is to find more than one path to resolution that works. Each case is different.”