Dacus Law Firm
  • Attorneys in East Texas Since 1997
  • 903-705-1117
Shannon M. Dacus

Shannon M. Dacus
Trial Attorney

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  • Practice Areas:
  • Commercial and Business Litigation,
  • Patent Litigation,
  • Governmental Defense,
  • Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death


Mrs. Dacus' practice covers all areas of commercial/business litigation, including patent litigation, contract disputes, and personal injury claims. In addition, Mrs. Dacus acts as general counsel for counties on a variety of topics including contract negotiations and disputes. Mrs. Dacus also has written professional articles on the topic of discovery under the Federal Rules. 

Mrs. Dacus is actively involved in leadership positions with both state and local professional organizations. Likewise, she is engaged in the development and improvement of the Tyler community through service on local boards such as the Tyler Economic Development Council and the Hispanic Business Alliance, among others. 


  • Leadership Tyler Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Smith County Bar Association Award of Excellence
  • Women in Tyler, Women Who Are Driven Honoree
  • Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce—Windsor Award Recipient for Community Service
  • Hispanic Business Alliance—Professional of the Year
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow


Baylor University School of Law—J.D., 1994

University of Texas at San Antonio—B.A., 1990

Professional Activities

  • Smith County Bar Foundation, Board of Directors/Secretary
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Board of Trustees/Past Fellows Chair

Civic Activities

  • Tyler Economic Development Council, Board of Directors/Chair
  • The Women's Fund, Board of Directors/Past Chair
  • Leadership Tyler, Board of Directors/Past Chair
  • Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors


Fluent in Spanish