Guevara Decker Arrott Law Firm Welcomes Many Changes

Guevara Decker Arrott Law Firm Welcomes Many Changes
Gary Shahan of Abilene, Texas and Nicole Burns of Cedar Park, Texas join Shahan Guevara Decker Arrott Law Firm

Mike Guevara, James Decker, and Nick Arrott are pleased to announce the growth and expansion of their law firm with a new name, Shahan Guevara Decker Arrott, and by adding Gary H. Shahan as a Partner and Nicole Burns as Associate Attorney.

As Partner, Shahan’s addition to the firm brings a relationship with Centennial Title, LLC in Abilene, Texas.

“We are thrilled about the continued growth of our firm,” said SGDA president, James M. Decker. “Gary brings vast experience and wisdom to our firm’s real estate practice.”

Since 1978, Shahan has been practicing law in the Abilene, Texas area. His extensive background experience in real estate, title insurance, probate and general business law will be a valuable asset to the firm. He has owned Centennial Title in Abilene, Texas since 1990 and currently serves as president and escrow officer.

Nicole Burns
Also joining the SGDA firm is Nicole Burns. After serving in the United States Navy for five years, Burns received her juris doctorate degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. While in the Navy, Burns received honors including the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and United States Coast Guard Special Operations Service Medal.

“Because of Nicole’s diverse background and experiences, particularly in prosecution and investigations,” said Decker, “SGDA will better serve our current and future clients through a wide variety of practice areas.”

Burns is currently based out of SGDA’s Cedar Park office. She aids SGDA’s attorneys in representing municipal, probate, real estate, and oil and gas clients. She comes to SGDA from the Office of Inspector General in the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and brings experience in criminal defense and prosecution.

Founded in 2011, Shahan Guevara Decker Arrott is a full-­‐service law firm with offices in Abilene, Cedar Park, Stamford, and Bronte. The firm provides legal services to individuals, businesses, and public entities in real estate, agriculture, oil and gas, estate/probate, and municipal matters. For more information visit

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