Shannon M. Riley

Shannon M. Riley

Sole Practitioner
Belton, Texas

Shannon Riley is a sixth generation, lifelong resident of Bell County. He earned a B.S. in Political Science from Tarleton State University and a law degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. After law school, Shannon returned to Bell County to practice law, representing his client's interests in criminal matters, as well as those injured in automobile accidents.

Since 2011, Shannon has defended clients charged with crimes including DWI, drug possession, theft and assault, over 30% of which have been either dismissed or reduced to a lesser charge. He understands the criminal justice system can be confusing and facing any criminal accusation is a frightening experience. Shannon is dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients, ensuring they understand every step of the process and achieving the best possible outcome for the client.

Areas of Practice

  • 85% Criminal Law
  • 5% MISC (Auto Accident, Wills)
  • Drug Violations

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2011


  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bell County Bar Association, 2011 - Present


  • English