Ronald J. Shook

Ronald J. Shook (Gastonia, North Carolina)

Ronald J. Shook

Law Firm in Gastonia, NC
Practicing Criminal Defense, Traffic, Immigration, and Personal Injury.
Free Consultation | Credit Cards Accepted
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About This Firm

About This Firm
Whether you are facing criminal charges, investigation by ICE, or were injured in an accident, you have only one chance to get things right. You need a knowledgeable attorney who can help you avoid making mistakes, and who can get you back on track. Attorney Ronald J. Shook provides clients at our firm with strong, competent representation based on hard work, determination, and a desire to do the right thing. If you have questions, you want to deal with a lawyer who will take your calls, and is available when you need him. As a client at our office, you will consult directly with Mr. Shook, and he will give you direct and sound advice. Our mission is to take the weight off of our clients' shoulders, and handle their concerns so that they can get on with their lives.

We provide criminal defense, immigration, and personal injury services in a wide range of cases. If you have questions about a particular issue, call our office now to speak with an attorney directly. Initial consultations are always free of charge.

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Driving While Impaired
  • Boating While Impaired
  • Underage Alcohol Violations
  • License Revocations/Suspensions
  • DMV Hearings
  • Drug Offenses
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Drug Charges
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Defense
  • 50-B Protective Order Violations
  • Physically Violent Crimes
  • Assault
  • Weapons Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • Rape
  • Statutory Rape
  • Sexual Assault
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Public Masturbation
  • Sodomy or Crime Against Nature
  • Prostitution
  • Theft Offenses
  • Larceny
  • Shoplifting
  • Possession of Stolen Goods
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
  • White Collar Crime
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Identity Theft
  • Tax Fraud
  • Expungements
  • Minors
  • Adults
  • Felonies
  • Immigration
  • Appeals
  • Deportation Defense
  • Asylum
  • Refugees
  • TPS
  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Withholding of Removal
  • Immigration Bond Hearings
  • U Visas
  • Victims of Crime
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Employment Based Visas
  • H1B
  • Labor Certification (PERM)
  • E1 through E5
  • Family Based Visas
  • Immigrant (Green Card) Visas
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Wrongful Death Suits
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dog Bites
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Assault and Battery
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Death Penalty
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Extradition
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Victims Rights
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Civil Drug Forfeiture
  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Forfeiture
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Art Fraud
  • Automobile Fraud
  • Civil Fraud
  • Odometer Tampering
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Business Immigration
  • Consular Law
  • Citizenship
  • Deportation
  • Diplomatic Immunity
  • Employment Authorizations
  • Employment Immigration
  • Employment Visas
  • Family Immigration Law
  • Immigration Discrimination
  • Immigration Law
  • Investor Visas
  • Labor Certifications
  • Permanent Visas
  • Political Asylum
  • Refugee Law
  • Religious Visas
  • Removal Proceedings
  • Visas
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • AIDS Litigation
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Electrical Injury
  • Electromagnetic Field Litigation
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Premises Security
  • Private Security Litigation

Client Rating

Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Criminal Law and General Practice
5.0 out of 5.0
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  • Data based on 11 reviews
  • Recommended by 11 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 05/07/13
Posted by a Consumer on 05/07/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Shook handled my situation professionally and in a very timely manner. I would highly recommend Mr. Shook to anyone that needs professional legal advise and representation.
Posted by a Consumer on 01/11/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Shook was very professional and courteous. His rates are reasonable and his services exceeded my expectations.
Posted by a Consumer on 12/18/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Ronald was amazing! I live in Brazil and got a speeding ticket in North Carolina while in vacation. Ronald was able to help me get my case finished without me having to go back to the US to appear in court!
Posted by a Consumer on 10/18/12
5.0 out of 5.0
After being pulled over for going significantly above the speed limit I was scared I was going to lose my GA drivers license. Upon coming home from my trip I sought help from a lawyer. I called around and spoke with Ron on the phone, I immediately knew he was the guy I needed. Ron is respectful, cooperative, and perhaps most importantly, responsive. I never felt as if I was waiting on a response from Ron. Ron showed genuine interest in my case and was there when I needed him.
Thanks a ton Ron!
Posted by a Consumer on 10/15/12
4.8 out of 5.0
I am from out of state and was not available to appear in court with Mr. Shook to appeal a driving violation. It would have been a major inconvenience and an additional expense to come in from out of town to appear in court. He took care of everything and proactively communicated with me when our court case was continued. Above all - He delivered the results he promised. Very pleased with Mr. Shook and how everything was handled.
Posted by a Consumer on 10/08/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Ron Shook took my case for reckless driving to endanger. He told me that he would get it dropped down to a smaller charge with no problems and he kept his word. he always kept me informed. It was also a convenience for me to be able to text him with information and the updates on my case. Very pleased with his hard work in my case
Posted by a Consumer on 10/08/12
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr. Shook is a great attorney! I called him one evening after 5pm, I thought I was calling his office, to my surprise, I called his cell phone, and he answered. He was very willing to help me. He gave me great advice, my case was dismissed! I highly recommend Mr Shook for any of your legal needs!
Posted by a Consumer on 10/03/12
5.0 out of 5.0
If comparing multiple law firms, the competitive advantage that Ron had was his customer service. Other firms claim they give you personalized service, but Ron was on another level. He was available via phone, text, and email, and walked me through the entire process so I was comfortable with our path forward. There wasn't any confusing legal jargon, and everything was explained clearly to me.

Would definitely recommend (and I have to my coworkers)

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  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other - Financing Available
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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Member of North Carolina State Bar.

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Contact Information

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Mailing Address
Ronald J. Shook
P.O. Box 1351,
Gastonia, NC 28053-1351
Firm Address
Ronald J. Shook
267 West Main Avenue,
Gastonia, NC 28052-4140
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980-321-9440 Call firm now
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Office Information
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Ronald J. Shook
267 West Main Avenue,
Gastonia, NC 28052-4140

Office Hours
Office Hours
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
By appointment
By appointment