We provide experienced,
client-focused
legal representation.

We provide experienced, client-focused legal representation

Labor & Employment Litigation | Employment Consulting & Training | Business Litigation & Civil Trials | Personal Injury Litigation 

Experience matters

Attorneys Scott DeShazo and Tom Nesbitt founded DeShazo & Nesbitt in 2007 to provide responsive, expert legal representation, helping clients protect and grow their businesses. Get to know our  attorneys.

Client centered

We represent Fortune 500 companies and small, family-owned businesses, providing the same care and attention no matter the size of the business or scope of the legal work. We earn the trust and friendship of our clients.

Confidence is key

The law is complicated and dynamic. DeShazo & Nesbitt attorneys are current on the latest developments and have the expertise, resources and skill to manage complex cases. More about our practice areas.

Attorneys

Scott DeShazo

Scott DeShazo

Tom Nesbitt

Tom Nesbitt

Laura J. Goodson

Laura J. Goodson

William T. Palmer

William T. Palmer

DeShazo & Nesbitt Welcomes Will Palmer

DeShazo & Nesbitt is happy to welcome Will Palmer to the firm as an associate. Previously in the litigation section of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP in San Francisco, Will earned his JD from Columbia Law School. During law school, he served as a judicial intern to Hon. Laura Taylor Swain in the U.S. District Court...

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The New Paid Sick Leave Law and Top 5 Resources for Employers

April 2, 2020 is the effective date of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave and FMLA expansion provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which Congress passed and the President signed into law on March 18, 2020. The new law temporarily requires employers with fewer than 500 employees to provide two weeks of paid sick...

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Client Testimonials

DeShazo & Nesbitt is like having your own internal legal team. Efficient and clear in explaining the legal aspects of HR law.  Very helpful in assisting you to make the right decision for your business and everyone involved!

– Eddie Bernal, Owner, 34th Street Cafe and Santa Rita Cantina

Never in my thoughts, or prayers, or dreams was I remotely prepared for such a favorable and great decision. I can never fully express how much it means to me to have had you extend so much effort on my behalf. 

– Delia Barrón, Personal Injury Client

“We were fortunate to be introduced to you to handle this personal injury case which gave us a great sense of relief and lifted the great burden of dealing with the unknown from us.  Our sincere thanks to you for doing what you did for us to maximize the settlement.”

– Ashley Millerd, Personal Injury Client

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(512) 617-5560

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512.617.5563

Office Location

809 West Avenue Austin, Texas 78701

DeShazo & Nesbitt

809 West Ave.
Austin, TX 78701