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Kevin Shawn Niknam is a proud native Texan whose passion for the practice of law first began while attending the University of Texas at Austin when he was introduced to several legal academic organizations. After earning his B.A. in Government, Kevin continued expanding his knowledge of law working for the Texas Senate.

Kevin is highly skilled in all aspects of civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, products liability, premises liability and personal injury defense. Kevin’s legal experience includes preparing clients for depositions and mediation, motion practice, resolving cases at mediation, arguing hearings and ultimately resolving cases at trial.

Kevin spent several years as a plaintiff’s lawyer before transitioning to defense work. When not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with family, hiking the Austin Greenbelt and playing in recreational volleyball leagues.

Kevin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A in 2005 and received his J.D. from Western Michigan University-Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2010.

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J.D., Western Michigan University Law School, 2010

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2005


  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
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