Serving The State Since 1846
Serving The State Since 1846

One Year After Texas Became A
State, We Became A Law Firm

Mills Shirley LLP has been an influential part of the Lone Star legal landscape since 1846.

Teamwork That Gets Results For
Gulf Coast Businesses

Mills Shirley attorneys bring experience, knowledge, reputation and service to the
favorable outcomes that commercial clients need.

With Law Offices In Galveston And
Houston To Serve You Better

Established in an era when Galveston was the state’s largest city, the firm’s
commitment to client success is stronger than ever before.

If A Legal Issue Impacts Your Texas
Business, We Can Handle It

At Mills Shirley, our versatile, problem-solving lawyers tackle a wide range of challenges
that could threaten your business momentum.
Business And Commercial
Litigation And Appeals
Mediation And Arbitration
Construction Law
Real Estate Law
Estate, Trusts And Guardianship
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Employment Law
Longshore & Harbor
Workers’ Compensation Act


The Oldest Law Firm In Texas


A Foundation Of Trust | A History Of Success

No law firm can stay in business for 172 years without providing excellent legal service. Mills Shirley lawyers have committed themselves to building lasting personal relationships with our clients, providing cost-effective representation and serving the communities in which they work and live.

We are proud of our heritage and our tradition of excellence, but we do not rest on our laurels. Talk to our attorneys about what we are doing today and what we can do for you tomorrow.

Mills Shirley has earned a reputation for providing cutting-edge representation in a wide range of legal areas, including:

Established in the 1840s when Galveston was the largest city in the state, Mills Shirley LLP has always been an integral part of Texas history and the Gulf Coast community.

Protecting Your Rights And Interests

At Mills Shirley, based in Galveston and Houston, we have been protecting our clients’ rights and interests since 1846. As the oldest law firm in Texas, we have built a strong reputation by providing exceptional value to the clients we serve. We welcome the opportunity to help you reach your goals.

Recognized For Excellence In Business Law

For generations, Mills Shirley attorneys have been recognized for outstanding knowledge, high achievement in the legal profession and exceptional service to businesses across numerous industries. We help our business clients manage risk, solve serious problems and maximize their success.