For most people, legal issues are stressful and confusing. They must make the most important decisions of their lives without truly understanding their legal rights. After beginning my legal career working in the office of the District Attorney and as a Public Defender, I learned that the people in my community needed individualized legal support.
I’m proud to say that I have offered that individualized legal support for the last 33 years. I founded this law firm to help people who often feel powerless to protect their rights in stressful circumstances, and took on a partner who is as client-driven as I am. A large part of our practice focuses on family law, estate planning, personal injury law, and criminal defense, but each client has unique needs and concerns. At Shepherd & Long, P.C., we aim to address those concerns in the least stressful way. My clients know they can ask questions at any time, and they trust me to treat their legal issues with honesty and integrity. This is why so many individuals I have worked with send new clients my way through enthusiastic referrals. It is also why I am consistently honored with Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award each year, and why the firm was named a Platinum Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell in 2020.