John L. Shumaker, Jr.


Attorney John L. Shumaker, Jr.

John L. Shumaker, Jr. earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1988 and his law degree from Texas Tech University in 1993. Mr. Shumaker began his legal career in Colorado working the public sector as a state assistant district attorney. As an assistant D.A., Mr. Shumaker gained valuable trial experience prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony cases. In 1998 Mr. Shumaker decided to bring his trial experience and knowledge back to Texas to benefit Texas residents. Mr. Shumaker has experience and knowledge in the legal fields of personal injury, probate, and family law.

John L. Shumaker is admitted to practice law before all Colorado and Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Shumaker is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Dallas Bar Association.

As Of Counsel to the Houston law firm of Joel A. Gordon and Associates, Mr. Shumaker has been a highly valuable advocate for clients seeking reliable guidance in a full range of personal injury and wrongful death cases both during free case evaluation consultations and in negotiations with opposing counsel. Mr. Shumaker’s years of courtroom challenge combined with a piercing ability to intimidate legal adversaries has resulted in an imposing record of case success.