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Shelby D. Hart

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Shelby D. Hart Attorney & Shareholder

About

Shareholder and Attorney Shelby Hart has long been associated with our firm. He interned with Coker, Robb & Cannon, Family Lawyers while in college and law school, obtaining experience with all facets of the firm as an intern, legal assistant, paralegal, law clerk, attorney, and now shareholder in the firm. While attending the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Shelby attended the University of Oxford, in Oxford, England, over a summer semester to further his legal education. He is also an alum of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government.


In 2023, Shelby was named as a Rising Star by the prestigious Super Lawyers magazine. Shelby was also named as Best Lawyers: One To Watch in America for 2022 and 2023. Shelby is incredibly passionate about helping his clients with all types of family law matters and has helped countless families navigate the complexities of family law and reach the best possible outcomes for themselves and their children. Over the years, Shelby has gained a reputation for his ability to handle even the most complex cases with care, skill, and professionalism. Shelby has handled all types of family law matters throughout his career, including but not limited to divorces involving multi-million dollar estates, representing current and past players of the National Football League, child custody, child support, property division, spousal support, marital agreements, enforcements, and adoption. Shelby strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients through careful analysis of their unique circumstances and needs by providing personalized and effective representation to each and every client.


In addition to his work as a family law attorney, Shelby is an active member of the legal community in Collin County with the Collin County Bar Association – Family Law Section and Collin County Young Lawyers Association.


You can review some of Shelby’s reviews from his prior clients here:

Hobbies

Shelby and his wife are the proud parents of a daughter and two dogs, Rolly and Belle. Mr. Hart is an avid sports fan including watching Texas Longhorns football, his favorite soccer team, Arsenal, Formula 1, and golf. He and his family enjoy traveling and adventuring around the world, visiting all things Disney, and spending time with their pups in the great outdoors.

Employment

In the over 6 years Attorney Hart has spent working with Coker, Robb & Cannon, Family Lawyers, he has developed an immense passion for family law matters and cites Attorney Jackie Cannon as one his most inspiring mentors.

Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2023
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023
  • Pro Bono Service Award upon completion of over 50 hours of pro bono work in law school
  • Avvo—Clients' Choice Award, 2017

Professional Associations

  • Member of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the Denton County Bar Association Family Law Section

Locations

Hear From Our Happy Clients

At Coker, Robb & Cannon, Family Lawyers, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    “Shelby Hart is the absolute best!”
    It is with enthusiasm that I recommend Shelby Hart for any family law situation you may have. From the moment I had my consultation, Shelby and his entire team took care of every element of my divorce. His extreme professionalism combined with his sheer intelligence, talent and compassion makes him a force to be reckoned with.
    - Lindsay
    “The best of the best!”
    I can't say enough good things about Shelby. He is thorough, bright, diligent, and all-around excellent at what he does. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable in his field, but he is also kind and sympathetic. He listened to my concerns and hopes for the future while also considering the facts and fighting hard with my best interest in mind. I appreciated that he even followed-up with me after everything was said and done just to make sure I was settling into my new normal. I will recommend Shelby to anyone who may find themselves in this tough position. He helped me every step of the way.
    - Anonymous
    “The Best!”
    I recently went through a divorce and Shelby was fantastic throughout the entire process. He helped to make it as smooth and efficient as possible. His entire team was also helpful whenever needed. I can't thank them enough for helping during that period of time.
    - Adam
    “Amazing!”
    He was kind, compassionate and listened to my needs and concerns. He efficiently handled and executed what needed to be done in a timely fashion! Shelby and his staff are amazing!
    - Michele
    “AMAZING Attorney”
    “I cannot thank Shelby & Rachel enough for the things they’ve helped my son & I with”
    - Megan
    “Divorce and Child Custody”
    I recently had the privilege of working with Shelby for my divorce and custody proceedings, and I am absolutely delighted with the exceptional level of support and expertise he provided. Throughout the entire process, Shelby demonstrated unwavering professionalism and dedication. Shelby listened attentively to my concerns, fears, and wishes, ensuring that I felt heard and understood. He provided comprehensive guidance, addressing all my questions and explaining complex legal matters in a way that was easy to comprehend. The success I achieved in securing international custody of my children stands as a testament to Shelby's expertise and unwavering diligence. His remarkable ability to achieve such outcomes in such a difficult case is a true testament to his capabilities. He also displayed genuine care and empathy throughout the entire process. His compassion and understanding made me feel reassured. I would wholeheartedly recommend Shelby to anyone in need of a family lawyer.
    - Anonymous
    “HIRE THEM NOW!”
    STOP SEARCHING! Hire Coker, Robb & Cannon! Words will never express how I feel about all of the hard work they put in for me & my daughter. Sheba, Shelby, Rachel, & Kelly were PERFECT. In time I may find the words that convey to everyone how truly great this team is, but for now I will simply say if you need family law attorneys, HIRE THEM NOW!
    - Joshua N.
    “I will recommend Shelby to anyone”
    I can't say enough good things about Shelby. He is thorough, bright, diligent, and all-around excellent at what he does. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable in his field, but he is also kind and sympathetic. He listened to my concerns and hopes for the future while also considering the facts and fighting hard with my best interest in mind. I appreciated that he even followed-up with me after everything was said and done just to make sure I was settling in to my new normal. I will recommend Shelby to anyone who may find themselves in this tough position. He helped me every step of the way.
    - Tessa D.

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