Travis E. Shetler, Esq.
Mr. Shetler is a trial attorney who has been practicing personal injury
law since his admission to the Nevada Bar in 1992.
His first position in Las Vegas was as an attorney with Mr. Burris. After
spending five years working with Mr. Burris, he operated his own law firm
for the next two decades. He recently rejoined the Law Offices of Steven
M. Burris to continue fighting for injured victims.
Mr. Shetler has been lead counsel on hundreds of cases. He has taken over
three dozen cases to trial before a jury throughout Nevada in both Federal
and State courts. He has been an Arbitrator for the Clark County Court
system and served as a Clark County Justice Court Pro-Tem Judge for over
half of his legal career. Mr. Shetler has served as court appointed counsel
to defendants in Nevada’s Federal and State courts for over fifteen
years. In the course of his federal practice, he has handled complex cases
with over a million pages of documents.
The victims in the cases Mr. Shetler has handled suffered injuries from
automobiles, motorcycles, tractor-trailers, airplanes, bicycles and golf
carts. He has represented individuals suffering as the result of
medical malpractice, dental malpractice,
nursing home negligence, financial fraud, construction fraud, premises defects, public utility
negligence and firearm discharge injuries.
Mr. Shetler grew up along the west coast from the Canadian border in Washington
to California’s Orange County. He attended college in Seattle at
the University of Washington and Law School in Oregon at Willamette University.
In law school, he and his partner won a national Moot Court competition,
taking first place in New York City.
Mr. Shetler has been interested in automobiles and motorcycles for as long
as he can remember. An avid collector, he utilizes his lifetime of knowledge
to photograph collector cars and write magazine articles. He has been
an Auction Analyst for a national publication since 2013. Mr. Shetler
is convinced that he has an obligation to pay back the community which
has provided him such a variety of opportunities. He has served as a Truancy
Court Diversion Judge for the Clark County School District, a Trauma Intervention
Program volunteer and was recently reelected to serve on the School Operating
Committee for a local public school.
University of Washington
Willamette University College of Law
- Doctor of Jurisprudence 1992
- Certificate in Dispute Resolution 1992