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L. Shane Stokes Bio

Shane Stokes is a certified mediator with a substantial portion of his practice devoted to estate planning and family law. Shane takes time to understand each client’s unique family and financial situation before consulting on estate and tax planning, estate administration, guardianships, parental rights and adoptions of all types. He has spent over three decades helping LC&A clients achieve their financial and family goals through mediation, planning, implementation and litigation.

Shane grew up in West Texas and has spent his entire career serving clients as a part of LC&A. He volunteers his time and counsel to nonprofits in Midland, having served on numerous boards of directors and other leadership positions. Shane is a husband and father who enjoys music, gardening and traveling.



Recognitions and Memberships
  • Certified Mediator
  • First Baptist Church of Midland Foundation, Inc. — Former Board Member
  • Midland Chamber of Commerce Board — Former Member
  • Senior Life Midland Board — Former Member
  • Salvation Army Board — Former Member
  • March of Dimes Board  — Former Member
  • High Sky Children’s Ranch — Former Member
  • Young Life Board — Current Member
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, Texas Tech University, 1984
  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1987
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


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