Otis C. Shearer

Otis C. Shearer

Of Counsel


Otis C. Shearer was Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Specialization. He had been certified in Civil Trial Law from 1968 through 2018, the first forty years that such certification was offered.

He has prepared and tried a wide variety of civil cases in the trial and appellate courts since he joined the firm in 1967. Otis concentrated his practice on oil and gas and other business litigation.

Otis transitioned to Of Counsel status in 2016.

In 2017, Mr. Shearer celebrated 50 years of practicing law in the State of Texas.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation; Oil and Gas Litigation; Civil Appeals; Contested Trusts and Estates.

Admitted: 1967, Texas; 1969, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas and U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; 1972, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Tenth Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, Oklahoma.

Law School: Washburn University of Topeka, School of Law and University of Texas, J.D., 1967.

College: University of Texas, B.A., 1962.

Biography: Delta Theta Phi. Member, Editorial Board, Washburn Law Journal, 1964-1965.