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Ron was raised in Gaston County and currently lives in Belmont, NC with his wife and two children.

As an independent Attorney at Law, Ron founded The Law Offices of Ronald J. Shook in 2011. He advises clients on all aspects of criminal defense, traffic law, immigration, and personal injury cases. He practices in Gaston, Mecklenburg, Lincoln, and Cleveland Counties.


  • The Charlotte School of Law, 2008-2011
    Charlotte, NC
    Juris Doctor
  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2001-2005
    Charlotte, NC
    Political Science and Criminal Justice


Bar Admissions

  • NC State Bar
  • Federal District Court – Western District of NC
  • Federal District Court – Middle District of NC
  • Federal District Court – Eastern District of NC

Professional associations

  • The North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • The National College of DUI Defense Lawyers
  • Gaston County Bar Association
  • Delta Theta Phi – Legal Fraternity
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Areas of Practice

  • NC State Criminal Law
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Driving While Impaired
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Offenses
  • Federal Immigration Law
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Firearms Law

The Law Offices of
Ronald J. Shook

121 E. Main Ave, Gastonia NC 28052

Rated by Super Lawyers 2022
     10.0Ronald James Shook II


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.

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.


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