R. Shane Sillivent was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. He earned a B.A. with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Before entering the private practice of law, Mr. Sillivent worked for BP America Production Company, Hess Corporation, and Occidental Petroleum Corporation.
Mr. Sillivent has been advising clients in South Texas on oil and gas, estate planning, and real estate matters since 2011.
Mr. Sillivent is married to Holly, a retired geophysicist originally from Jourdanton, and is the father of Annabelle, their two year old daughter.