James Michael Shaw
Mr. James (Jamie) Shaw has served as the managing partner for the Carabin Shaw Law Firm going on 30 years. A sixth-generation Texan, Shaw received his BBA in Finance at St. Mary's University. He studied law at the University of Loyola and graduated from the University of Loyola School of Law in 1992. Mr.Shaw founded the Carabin Shaw Law Firm that same year with the guiding principle that the firm will always put clients first.
By building on a “client first” philosophy, Carabin Shaw has grown into one of the largest Personal Injury Law Firms in Texas. Carabin Shaw is known for standing up to powerful insurance companies and fighting for its clients. Through Mr. Shaw's leadership, the Carabin Shaw Firm has expanded to serve locations throughout Texas. Shaw is licensed in the State Bar of Texas as well as in New Mexico, Colorado and North Dakota.
Shaw resides in San Antonio with his wife Anna Shaw and their children. Active in the community, the family and the law firm support the San Antonio Food Bank, Blue Santa, the Angel Tree Foundation, the San Antonio Police Officers Association, the Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio and the Saint Anthony De Padua Catholic Church.
J.D., University of Loyola School of Law, 1992
B.B.A., St. Mary's University, 1989
State Bar of Texas
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Association for Justice
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
San Antonio Bar Association
San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
National Trial Lawyers Association
State Bar of Colorado
State Bar of New Mexico
State Bar of North Dakota
United States District Court
Mr. Shaw concentrates his legal practice on auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, wrongful death cases, personal injury cases and mass tort cases. Shaw's hobbies include traveling, hunting, fishing and attending concerts. Three most recent concerts were the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith and Lady Gaga.
Aransas County Youth Project
Shaw is the founder and past President of the ACYP (Aransas County Youth Project) from 2001 - 2006. This organization was formed to assist graduates of the Rockport-Fulton High School with continuing their education in colleges or trade schools.
Annual Pro Bono Effort through the San Antonio Bar Association's "Just Take One Program"
Shaw individually participates and encourages all Carabin Shaw Attorneys to participate in an Annual Pro Bono Effort through the San Antonio Bar Association's "Just Take One Program." The "Just Take One Program" assists individuals and families of San Antonio and South Texas with free legal assistance for the poor and/or disabled.
Shaw is a current member of the Saint Anthony de Padua of San Antonio and a former member of both the Sacred Heart Church of Rockport and the Corpus Christi Diocese Bishop's Guild.
Mr. Shaw and his wife Anna are long-time sponsors and underwriters of the Angel Tree Project.
Shaw is a longtime supporter of Blue Santa, Blue Cares and the San Antonio Police Officers Association.