Shawn McCaskill

City Council

  • Elected to City Council, Place 2 (2015 – present)
    • Deputy Mayor Pro Tem (2016 to present) 

Current Committees / Working Groups

  • Southlake Parks Development Corporation (2015-present)
  • Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No.1 (2015-present)
  • Youth Sports Association Task Force (2015-present)
  • Audit Committee (2016-present)
  • Bob Jones Nature Center Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • State Highway 114 Corridor Committee (2017-present) 

Board and Commission Service

  • Planning and Zoning Commission (2013-2015) 
  • Southlake 2030 Committee (2013- 2015)
    • Sustainability Committee
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment (2010-2013) 


  • St. Mary's University School of Law (San Antonio, Texas) (Juris Doctorate 1998) 
  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization 
  • Attorney and Shareholder at the law firm of Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC (Dallas, Texas) 
  • Married to Laura Vecchio McCaskill 
  • Four children ( All Carroll ISD Dragons) 
  • Southlake Resident for more than ten years  
  • Member of White's Chapel United Methodist Church
  • Member of the Kiwanis Club of Southlake
  • Member of the Carroll ISD PTO for Special Education