Nancy A. Shaw, an independent real estate lawyer and solo practitioner, has been Of Counsel to Sharon Reuler, PC, since 2012. Beginning April 1, 2017, Nancy is taking a leave of absence from the firm. Nancy and Sharon met in 2004 when both worked at the SettlePou law firm.
Since 1986, Nancy has practiced real estate law in Dallas, at both large and small firms, including a total of nine years at Locke Lord, where she was mentored by Mark Magilow. Her background includes commercial lending and secured transactions (new loans, restructures, and renewals), leasing work, acquisition and sale transactions, foreclosures, and property and loan portfolio sale work. Additionally, in the mid-1990s, Nancy was associate general counsel for Niagara Portfolio Management Corp, which provided management to various subsidiary corporations in FDIC receivership, and provided counsel on general real estate and corporate matters.
Nancy has been a licensed Texas attorney since 1986, after graduating from The University of Texas School of Law. She also is a 1982 graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, as well as a 1978 graduate of The Hockaday School of Dallas. Originally from Massachusetts, Nancy's family moved to Dallas in 1975, where her father worked in real estate development and management.
Nancy and her husband Michael Olvera, a corporate counsel and Board-certified employment lawyer, are the proud parents of two accomplished adult daughters.
Nancy is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Real Estate Section, the Dallas Area Real Estate Lawyers’ Discussion Group, and Attorneys Serving the Community. She also is an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Richardson, through which she participates in various service and community activities.
Nancy’s extracurricular activities include biking around White Rock Lake, watching FC Dallas soccer matches, rooting for the Trinity University Tigers, Austin College Roos, and Lake Highlands Wildcats, attending family gatherings, and travel. Nancy’s favorite place to be is in the great outdoors with fresh air, sunshine, and when possible hiking along the Point Reyes National Seashore in California.
Nancy A. Shaw
Attorney At Law
9660 Audelia Road
Dallas, Texas 75238