Shefa Moten

Shefa Moten


The child of immigrant parents, Ms. Moten is the first woman in her family to attend graduate school and the first lawyer in her family. She strives to be a female voice for her culture and to passionately use her education and skills to help other gain access to justice. She is known for her hard work, reliability, and productivity when working with her clients to achieve the best possible results. She truly hopes to make a difference in the legal profession through public service and advocacy.

Ms. Moten concentrates her practice in personal injury litigation, medical malpractice defense, and general insurance defense. She has successfully represented clients in wrongful death, product liability, breach of contract, dram shop, and employment law cases.

The attorney is experienced in all aspects of litigation and has handled all phases of written discovery. Her extensive motion practice has included drafting and responding to motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and appellate briefs at both the state and federal levels.

A 2019 graduate of South Texas College of Law Houston, Ms. Moten served as Associate Editor of the Texas Journal of Business Law as a law student.

Ms. Moten is the founder and director of the International Consortium for Social and Civil Justice, a non-governmental organization that focuses on public, criminal and human rights law and has advocated for marginalized populations and communities.

Strongly multilingual, Ms. Moten speaks Hindi and Urdu fluently and Spanish proficiently, enabling her to counsel clients across varying backgrounds. She also interned for four summers with the United Nations, designing and implementing health infrastructure, economic development and advocacy programs in marginalized communities across the globe.


South Texas College of Law Houston, J.D., 2019

University of Houston, B.A., 2015


State Bar of Texas