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Shivani Patel

patel@guestandgray.com
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Phone: 972-564-4644
Fax: 866-209-9785

315 S Bois D Arc St
Forney, Texas 75126

Shivani graduated from the University of Georgia, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism in Public Relations, where she also minored in Spanish. She then worked as a paralegal before attending the University of Georgia School of Law where she graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2020.

She spent her law school summers working for government legal departments and nonprofits, as well as doing clinics working with domestic violence victims and externships working in-house with corporations.

She was the Notes Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property where she has also published work. She also served as the president of the Women Law Students Association. She volunteered her time as a Court Appointed Special Advocate working with children in the foster care system. 

Education

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 2020

B.A., University of Georgia
Cum Laude
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Journalism in Public Relations

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State Bar of Texas
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

National Association of Women Lawyers

Dallas Asian American Bar Association

South Asian Bar Association

Awards
  • CALI Award Recipient for Administrative Law (Spring 2020)
  • Best Student Long Note 2019
  • Outstanding Service Award 2020
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award recipient 2019
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Foundation Scholarship recipient 2020
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award recipient 2020
  • Rebecca H. White Law Scholarship recipient
Publications
Languages
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • Gujarati (proficient spoken)
  • Hindi (basic spoken)
  • Swahili (basic)
Client Reviews
★★★★★
Guest and Gray law firm is wonderful. I have had the chance to work with three of the lawyers and they all have been wonderful. They will tell you when you need a lawyer and when you don't. They actually try to save you money. They respond very fast to questions and try to help you understand what is going on. They are caring and are really judgment free. If I needed a lawyer again I would use this firm in a second and recommend them. K.K.
★★★★★
I used Guest and Gray to deal with my ex wife's accusations of child neglect.I dealt with Robert Guest and Tracy Gray. Both were excellent attorneys and surpassed every expectation I had in fighting the false accusations. We Won ! M.B.
★★★★★
I used Guest & Gray for a child custody case and they were great. I was really nervous about the case but they took care of everything and answered all my questions. I would recommend their services to anyone. J.R.
★★★★★
I can highly recommend Guest and Gray. I have worked on a number of cases with Robert Guest and and Scott Gray and find it amazing how MOTIVATED they are to do everything they can for their clients, not to mention that there superior knowledge, etc. In criminal cases supportive relatives always want to know "what can I do" to help. Hire Guest and Gray. C.S.