Waldron & Schneider

Shawn Williamson

Mr. Williamson’s focus of his practice includes litigation and uncontested representation in several types area under the law. Mr. Williamson handles Business and Contract Litigation, Probate Litigation including Guardianship Litigation, and offers direct representation in different types of disputes such as Real Estate and Fiduciary disputes.

Mr. Williamson has a focus in Defamation claims and the potential appeals. He has experience in both Slander and Libel claims, and Malicious Prosecution. Business Disparagement is also part of the area of Defamation he deals with.

In 2021, Mr. Williamson was named Houstonia Magazines Education Lawyer of the Year. He represents student side issues based on civil rights claims, including obtaining accommodations all the way to filing Federal Lawsuits against public entities. Mr. Williamson was a former teacher before he went into practicing law.

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.

Born in West Texas, Mr. Williamson developed his public speaking skills at a young age, earning a degree in Theatre from McMurry University. Before law, Mr. Williamson was a public school teacher and a coach. Mr. Williamson was a Partner at Cook & Williamson Law, a Probate and Fiduciary litigation firm in Downtown Houston. Mr. Williamson also spent time with Shepard, Smith, Edwards & Kantas, a Securities Litigation firm.

Mr. Williamson is known for his thoughtful trial advocacy and negotiation throughout the state. Not only does Mr. Williamson handle litigation in Harris, Galveston, Brazoria, and surrounding counties, but he represents clients around the state of Texas, including rural communities.

“My goal is to find more than one path to resolution. Each case is different and each outcome needs to consider the client’s goals, the client’s expenses, and find a way to get to the finish line. That may be a fight, or that may be a wise settlement. Whatever works.”