Walter D. Shaw III ATTORNEY AT LAW
Mr. Shaw is the proud founder of Shaw 3 Law Firm (S3LF). He is the lead attorney handling the firm’s Juvenile Dependency cases (CPS & DCFS Defense) throughout the state of California, with a current specific region of representing clients in San Bernardino County and Riverside County. In addition to that, Mr. Shaw handles DUI Criminal matters as well. Mr. Shaw also handles the Immigration legal cases as well in the firm.
Prior to Mr. Shaw founding Shaw 3 Law Firm (S3LF), Mr. Shaw garnered several quality experiences making him an exceptional lawyer.
He served and worked as a Judicial Law Clerk for the then Honorable Circuit Judge Rodney Smith for the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Criminal Circuit Court Division. Thereafter, Mr. Shaw became heavily involved in defending and fighting for people’s rights. This led him to explore other avenues of the law such as Immigration Law and Juvenile Dependency Law (CPS Defense).
At the University of North Dakota School of Law, Immigration legal clinic is where Mr. Shaw practiced extensive immigration law as a Student Attorney. There he advocated and helped indigent clients with their asylum cases, work permits, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Visas, Green Cards and other client specific Immigration legal matters.
Mr. Shaw’s Immigration representation did not end there. Thereafter, he worked at a premier Hollywood, top-ranking, boutique Talent Agency firm. There, he was exposed to the intrinsic value of the entertainment business and the immigration side of it. He successfully helped several clients with Extraordinary Ability or Achievements (O-1 Visas), Business/Tourist Visas (B-1 & B-2 Visas), Student Visas (F-1 Visas), Fiancé Visas, Work Authorization, Advance Parole (Travel Permission), Green Cards and plenty more. Mr. Shaw continues to maintain his strong relationships in the entertainment industry and advise Talent Agents and others as it pertains to Immigration law.
Mr. Shaw also gained valuable experience as a Juvenile Dependency (CPS Defense) attorney as well as a DUI Defense Attorney.
Mr. Shaw worked at an upstanding Juvenile Dependency Law firm and a Criminal Defense law firm, where he trained and developed into an excellent Trial Lawyer, but most importantly a zealous advocate for his clients.
As a Child Protection Service (CPS) Defense Lawyer he successfully handled and reunified parents with their children from allegations of general neglect, failure to protect, severe physical abuse, substance abuse, domestic violence, sexual abuse, untreated mental health, broken bones, head injuries and other traumas regarding children. He has also provided excellent representation during CPS & DCFS investigation leading their CPS & DCFS cases to close. Mr. Shaw is proud to say that he has successfully fought for and protected parents and relative's rights throughout southern California, including but not limited to Los Angeles County, Riverside County, Orange County, San Diego County and San Bernardino county.
As a Criminal Defense attorney, Mr. Shaw was trained by one of the most reputable and successful Criminal Defense attorney in Southern California. There, he was trained to pay attention to the details of each misdemeanor and felony criminal cases from beginning to end. He understands the importance of collecting evidence to determine which is relevant and not relevant in defending a client's case. This was very important when it came to the successful representation in DUI/DWI criminal cases. Mr. Shaw decided to share his success within his own firm and his individual clients.
Mr. Shaw is admitted and part of the largest and most prestigious Immigration Lawyers association in the country called the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Mr. Shaw also enjoys hiking, enjoy playing outdoor sports and staying fit.CREDENTIAL SECTION:EDUCATION:
CURRENT RELEVANT LICENSES:
- University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D. (2017)
- University of California Riverside, B.A., Political Science Law & Society (2014)
- California Attorney State Bar License (Lic #330934), also licensed to practice Immigration Law in all 50 states.
- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)