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Michael J. Shipman
Dallas, Texas
phone 214-987-9600
fax 214-987-9866
email mike.shipman@fletcherfarley.com
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Mike Shipman has specialized in defense litigation and has been involved in a broad range of complex litigation for over 28 years. His practice includes general tort liability, products liability, construction defect and personal injury liability, insurance coverage and litigation, bad faith, employer liability, trucking and automobile liability, toxic tort liability, and premises liability.

Mike began his legal career with the Collin County Criminal District Attorney's Office where he gained significant trial experience as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney. He left the Criminal District Attorney's Office as chief felony prosecutor in the 199th District Court. Mike currently serves as the Area Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.

Mike holds an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. He is a frequent speaker to various organizations on topics related to all types of litigation.

Areas of Practice:

Complex defense litigation
General tort liability
Products liability
Construction defect and personal injury
Insurance coverage and bad faith
Employer liability
Trucking and automobile liability
Toxic tort liability
Premises liability
Bar & Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, 1983
University of Texas, Arlington, Texas, 1979
Honors and Awards:

AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory 
Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Texas
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Transportation Lawyers Association
Risk and Insurance Management Society
Board of Directors of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel




Dallas Office

9201 North Central Expressway
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75231
Tel: 214-987-9600
Fax: 214-987-9866

Austin Office

1717 W. 6th Street
Suite 300
Austin, Texas 78703
Tel: 512-476-5300
Fax: 512-476-5771

The law firm of Fletcher, Farley, Shipman & Salinas, LLP, serves the legal needs of businesses and individual clients in Texas communities statewide, including Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, Plano, Denton, Irving, Tyler, Longview, San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and Amarillo.