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Criminal Lawyer Shahin Zamir

Immediately after graduating summa cum laude from the University of Houston with membership in the Honor’s College, Shahin Zamir attended Texas Tech School of Law.  While there, Shahin earned the Henslee/American Jurisprudence Proof of Facts Research Prize and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award.

Criminal Defense Attorney Shahin Zamir

Criminal Defense Attorney Shahin Zamir

After graduating from law school, Shahin worked as an Assistant District Attorney, where he successfully tried over 30 jury trials to verdict.  During his tenure, Shahin coached numerous high school mock trial and moot court teams.  He also attended an invitation-only Trial Advocacy course at the National Advocacy Center, where many of the top District and United States Attorneys in the country are trained.

Once in private practice, Shahin was invited to become a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas due to his devotion to Continuing Legal Education.  He was also selected to attend the Criminal Trial College, which is a grueling week-long seminar geared towards mastering Criminal Defense trial techniques.

Currently, he handles a very active criminal docket which entails cases in Harris and contiguous counties.  He prides himself on always being prepared and always understanding the needs of his clients, which is the foundation of a successful defense.

On a personal note, Shahin is currently happily married to his beautiful wife, Beth.  A native Houstonian, he is a die-hard Astros, Texans, and Rockets fan.  In his spare time, he enjoys all kinds of sports activities and helping students with mock trial and moot court competitions.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas


  • Texas Tech School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, J.D.
  • University of Houston Honor’s College, Houston, Texas, B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association