Shaw 3 Law Firm

Dedicated and Passionate law firm providing the aggressive representation you need for a successful legal case.

                                          Walter D. Shaw III
                                         ATTORNEY AT LAW

Mr. Shaw proudly established Shaw 3 Law Firm (S3LF), where he serves as the lead attorney handling Immigration cases, Juvenile Dependency cases (CPS & DCFS Defense), and Criminal Defense cases across California. In the Inland Empire area, encompassing San Bernardino County and Riverside County, he specializes in Criminal and CPS/DCFS matters. Notable cities he focuses on in San Bernardino County include Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, Fontana, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino City, Upland, and Victorville. Additionally, he handles cases in other regions such as Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Mr. Shaw has accumulated extensive experience that distinguishes him as an exceptional lawyer. He began his legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk for the esteemed Circuit Judge Rodney Smith in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Criminal Circuit Court Division. Subsequently, his passion for defending rights led him to explore Immigration Law, Juvenile Dependency Law (CPS/DCFS Defense), and Criminal Law.

At the University of North Dakota School of Law Immigration legal clinic, Mr. Shaw demonstrated outstanding legal acumen as a Student Attorney. There, he provided legal assistance to indigent clients with asylum cases, work permits, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Visas, Green Cards, and other Immigration matters.

Expanding his Immigration representation, Mr. Shaw worked at a renowned Hollywood boutique Talent Agency firm, gaining insights into the entertainment industry's legal aspects. He assisted numerous clients with O-1 Visas for Extraordinary Ability or Achievements, Business/Tourist Visas, Student Visas, Fiancé Visas, Work Authorization, Advance Parole, Green Cards, and more. Mr. Shaw maintains strong relationships in the entertainment industry, providing counsel on Immigration law to Talent Agents and others.

In his roles as a Juvenile Dependency (CPS/DCFS Defense) attorney and Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Shaw honed his skills at reputable law firms, evolving into a proficient Trial Lawyer and an impassioned advocate for his clients. He has successfully handled numerous CPS cases, reuniting parents with their children and achieving favorable outcomes in CPS & DCFS investigations, resulting in case closures. Mr. Shaw takes pride in protecting parents' and relatives' rights throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles County, Riverside County, Orange County, San Diego County, and San Bernardino County. As a Criminal Defense attorney, Mr. Shaw meticulously scrutinizes misdemeanor and felony cases, employing strategic litigation tactics to secure favorable results such as charge reductions or dismissals. He is adept at collecting and analyzing evidence crucial to defending his clients.

To date, Mr. Shaw has effectively and successfully helped over 1,000 clients.


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D. 
  • University of California Riverside, B.A., Political Science Law & Society 
  • National College for DUI Defense 
  • California Attorney State Bar License (Lic #330934), also licensed to practice Immigration Law in all 50 states. 
  • 337 North Vineyard Avenue, Suite 315 Ontario, CA 91764, USA