About The Company

Texas Law Shield, LLP’s principals are lawyers who have extensive civil and criminal trial experience. They have had the pleasure of representing thousands of legal gun owners, including civilian, law enforcement and military personnel. Texas Law Shield, LLP is an ardent defender of the constitution and all citizen’s right to keep and bear arms.

T. Edwin Walker. Edwin is a native Texan who earned his bachelor and law degrees at the University of Houston. He has been practicing law in the State of Texas since 1994 with an emphasis on criminal defense. Edwin is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association and the Harris County Defense Lawyers Association. Edwin is a frequent speaker on use of force and heads up the Firm’s National Firearms Act Program for legal ownership of machine guns, suppressors, and short barreled weapons. He is a proud gun owner. His email address is walker@texaslawshield.com.

Darren R. Rice. Graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1992. He is a life member of the National Rifle Association and a federal firearms licensed dealer and a class III tax stamp holder, and a collector of firearms. His email address is rice@texaslawshield.com.

Kirk W. Evans. Kirk is a graduate with honors from Texas A&M University and attended law school at the University of Houston where he graduated as editor of the Law Review. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1993. Kirk possesses extensive trial experience in courtrooms all over the Great State of Texas including Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, Midland and communities in between. Kirk concentrates most of his work on litigation including constitutional issues and complex civil litigation. He is an ardent supporter of each of our rights to keep and bear arms and is a proud gun owner.

Michele Byington. Michele Byington received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2010 where she competed on the nationally recognized advocacy program. Prior to law school, she received her B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University and was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Fraternity. Prior to joining the firm, Michele specialized in commercial litigation. She has extensive knowledge of the National Firearms Act and the processes of the BATFE.