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David Vicente Azad

David Vicente Azad is a partner at Azad & Barlow, PLLC. His area of expertise focuses on Criminal Defense, Divorce, and Personal Injury.  David attended the University of North Texas for his undergraduate studies graduating college in three years. He went on to attend the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was the Vice President of the Hispanic American Law Student Society for two years. During that time he was also a member of the Kansas City Worker’s Justice Project, and Douglas County Legal Aid as a rule 719 attorney.

 As a former prosecutor David has been on both sides of a criminal case. David uses this experience to evaluate each and every criminal law case giving you quality representation at an affordable price. He has taken numerous cases to trial in both Jury and Bench trial settings. Let David Vicente Azad help you today, call him at (972) 535-4484.

Shawn Barlow

Shawn Barlow is a partner at the law office of Azad & Barlow.  Shawn focuses mainly on Criminal Defense, Family law, and Personal Injury.  Shawn is a former police officer of the Garland Police Department, where he worked in the patrol division for just over nine years and received numerous awards and commendations for his service.  During that time, Shawn gained an invaluable amount of experience in how both misdemeanor and felony cases are handled by the Police.  This experience is used to filter out improper police procedure and help build the best defense for your case.  

While Shawn was still an officer he attended and graduated from Texas A&M University School of Law.  Let Shawn Barlow help you today with your criminal or family law matter, call (972) 535-4484.

Shmyla Alam


Shmyla is an attorney with Azad & Barlow. She attended Southern Methodist University and graduated with degrees in Finance and Political Science. Later, she attended the Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, Shmyla was a member of two national moot court teams and a law school journal.

After law school, Shmyla worked at a domestic violence agency, advocating for low-income families. She predominantly worked in the areas of family law and immigration, giving her a unique knowledge in family and criminal immigration matters.