I am Sheila Shoemake, and my law firm, the Shoemake Law Firm, blends my Oklahoma roots with my experiences teaching, learning and living in diverse environments.
I come from a legal family. My brother is a lawyer and my father practiced as an attorney in Pawhuska. My grandfather served as a judge in Bryan County. My dad represented clients from many walks of life, and I realized early in life that lawyers provide powerful representation for ordinary people facing legal challenges.
Before getting my law degree, I taught French and Spanish at Langston University and was head of the foreign language department at Del Mar College. I'm fluent in Spanish, a skill which was honed by living in Mexico for several years. As a lawyer, my understanding of my Spanish-speaking clients and the Hispanic culture has been enhanced by these life experiences.
I am a graduate of Oklahoma City University's law school, and prior to opening my own law practice, I worked as a public defender. I strongly believe in the power of proper legal representation to serve clients who are facing challenging criminal law or family law situations.
Resolving Legal Matters With Compassion And Diligence
Many people find dealing with legal matters intimidating. At my firm, you will be treated with care, concern and respect. Whether you need a criminal defense attorney, are dealing with a divorce or are attempting to set up a guardianship, I will provide exemplary attention to detail, seeking all the facts necessary to advise you on the best strategies for your case. My previous work as a public defender allowed me to build strong working relationships with prosecutors, which can help in negotiations in criminal cases.
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I work with clients across Oklahoma. We can arrange an evening or weekend appointment if necessary, and French- and Spanish-language services are available.