Lubbock Attorney Tommy D. Sheen Selected As…
Lubbock Attorney Tommy D. Sheen Selected As A
2021-2022 Nominating Chair By Texas Bar Foundation
Mr. Tommy D. Sheen with Davidson Sheen, LLP has been selected to serve as a 2021-2022 Texas Bar Foundation Nominating Chair for District 16. Nominating Chairs for each of the 17 State Bar of Texas districts identify elite nominees to join the Foundation as Fellows. Nominating Chairs of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the Texas Bar Foundation. Selection is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Sheen’s contributions to the legal profession.
Mr. Sheen is a lifelong resident of West Texas. He was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. After high school, he attended Texas Tech University and obtained a degree in Finance from the Rawls School of Business in 2002. He then attended St. Mary’s School of Law in San Antonio and graduated with his law degree in 2005.
After completing his education and passing the bar, Mr. Sheen moved back to West Texas and took an associate position with a general practice law firm in Midland, Texas. In his role as an associate, he represented local businesses and individuals in contract disputes, consumer rights cases, personal injury cases, property matters, estate and probate litigation and guardianship proceedings. While in Midland, Mr. Sheen served as the Secretary and then President of the Midland County Young Lawyers Association and was an initial organizer of the area-wide, annual Evening with the Judges event.
In 2009, Mr. Sheen accepted an offer from Shafer, Davis, O’Leary & Stoker in Odessa, Texas. While at the firm, Mr. Sheen’s focus was on litigation. He served as counsel for a multitude of multi-national oilfield companies, interstate trucking companies, and national insurance companies in complex personal injury litigation.
While at the Shafer Firm, Mr. Sheen tried several cases to jury verdict and successfully negotiated hundreds of disputes to successful settlement. In 2014, he became a shareholder of the firm. Shortly thereafter, he was awarded the distinction of being named a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow. Mr. Sheen also continued his service work after moving to Odessa. He was nominated and served as Vice-President of the Ector County Young Lawyers Association and was asked to be a part of several local organizations and boards.
In June 2017, Mr. Sheen and his wife, Stefani, established Sheen Law Firm, P.C. Sheen Law Firm, P.C. is a general practice firm providing consultation and legal representation in a wide array of fields including litigation, collection, business organization, personal injury, estate, probate, guardianship contract, oil and gas and consumer law. His clients include individuals, land owners, oil and gas companies, trucking companies and financial institutions.
In June of 2018, the Sheen Law Firm opened a second office in Lubbock, Texas to provide services to clients in need in the South Plains area. Effective February 1, 2019, Sheen Law Firm, PC merged with the Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC to become Davidson Sheen, LLP. The combination of the two practices has allowed Davidson Sheen, LLP to become one of the fastest growing business and litigation law firms on the South Plains and in the Permian Basin, with Mr. Sheen and his partner, Brad Davidson, at the helm leading the firm’s strategic growth model.
In addition to assisting his clients, Mr. Sheen enjoys spending time with his wife Stefani, daughter Sydney and son Davis. His family is very faith centric. Their love and support, Mr. Sheen will tell you, is what fuels his determination to achieve more and to have a positive impact on the greater good. Mr. Sheen is an avid music lover and is a talented guitarist and violinist. Mr. Sheen serves as an advisory board member for Southwest 66 Credit Union, the Odessa Development Corporation-Compliance Committee, and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.
Mr. Sheen is honored to have the work he is so passionate about gain recognition from the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is strongly committed to giving back and is determined to do so in his service as a 2021-2022 Texas Bar Foundation Nominating Chair for District 16.
Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 255 Charter Members in 1965 to more than 10,000 Fellows throughout Texas today. If you are a Fellow and have a recommendation for a new member, please contact your District Nominating Chair.
Founded by attorneys determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in Texas. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $22 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. More than $1 million is projected to be distributed for grants this fiscal year. For more information, please visit www.txbf.org.