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 is the proud founder of Shaw 3 Law Firm (S3LF). He is the lead attorney handling the firm’s Immigration cases, Juvenile Dependency cases (CPS & DCFS Defense), and Criminal Defense cases (DUI, Theft, Battery, Vandalism, Drunk in Public, Child Endangerment, Domestic Violence, Hit and Run Driving, Reckless Driving, Carrying unloaded/loaded firearm and other crimes) throughout the state of California. For Criminal and CPS/DCFS matters he specializes in the Inland Empire area, which includes San Bernardino County and Riverside County. The cities in San Bernardino county he specializes in includes but not limited to: Chino, Chino Hills, Colton, Fontana, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino City, Upland, and Victorville. He also handles matters outside of the Inland Empire area such as but not limited to Los Angeles County and Orange County.

Mr. Shaw has garnered several quality experiences making him an outstanding lawyer to be by your side.

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, Juvenile Dependency Law (CPS/DCFS Defense) and Criminal Law.

At the University of North Dakota School of Law Immigration legal clinic, Mr. Shaw was an outstanding law student, allowing him to represent clients 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/DCFS Defense) attorney as well as a Criminal 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 hundreds of 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 be closed. Mr. Shaw is proud to say that he has successfully fought for and protected parents and relative's rights throughout the 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 to be a litigious and strategic Trial Lawyer. He pays attention to the specific details of each misdemeanor and felony criminal cases from beginning to end. He has fought cases endlessly leading to excellent results such as a charge reduction and/or an outright dismissal on the client's case. He understands the importance of collecting evidence to determine, which is relevant and which is not relevant in defending a client's case.  Till this date, Mr. Shaw has successfully negotiated, litigated, and defended over 1,000 clients whom has been accused of a crime. 


  • University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D. 
  • University of California Riverside, B.A., Political Science Law & Society 
  • 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