Federal Firearms License
Attorney McShane is a trial attorney who protects FFLs who are subject to BAFTE Industry Operations (IO) auditing or actions as well as BAFTE Criminal Enforcement actions. He also protects law-abiding citizens investigated or accused of crime by the government. He owns an 8-attorney law firm focusing on firearms law, criminal defense, and forensic science.
He isn’t some attorney who is just book smart. An avid multi-gun competitor and precision rifle shooter, he trains combative skills and long distance precision shooting. He is also an executive who works for The 46th, an Oklahoma-based FFL07/SOT02 company.
He practices concealed carry every single day. He shoots at least 4 days a week and is an avid hand loader of both precision rifle rounds as well as pistol rounds. He has received training from many luminaries in the firearms industry including the following training:
- numerous courses at The Site Firearms Training Center (formerly Blackwater-North) in Mt Carroll, IL with Jim Kauber, Steve Stovall, Bob Welch and Rich Nance,
- Long Distance, High Angle Precision Rifle Training at Bear Trap Range in Coalinga, CA with Jim Kauber
- multiple courses with WARTAC CQC with Rich Nance,
- Kelly McCann’s Kembativz Brand Combatives StreetWise and Personal Defense Measures courses,
- Dave Spaulding’s Handgun Combatives Combative Pistol course,
- IWI US Level I Tavor Operator instructed by Tom Alibrando and Steve B, and
- Craig Douglas’s ShivWorks Edged Weapon Overview course
A former starting 118 pound NCAA Division 1 wrestler, and multi-time Junior world champion/world record holding/national champion powerlifter (198 and 200 pounds), Attorney McShane still trains combatives 5 days a week and engages in full-contact sparring with a multi-discipline black belt martial artist (Choy Lay Fut) once a week.
Justin James McShane
- Harrisburg, PA
- Licensed since 2001
- Free consultation
In terms of legal experience, he is a true trial lawyer. He has been practicing law since 2001, and personally litigated IO actions, firearms civil actions, and thousands of criminal cases in different states including several death penalty cases. He has defended scores of people in critical incident situations and in self-defense cases as well as criminal investigations of FFLs. He sits on the Advisory Board of Sonoran Desert Institute. He literally wrote the book on Pennsylvania firearm law called Pennsylvania Gun Law: Armed and Educated. He also wrote the definitive guide to FFL Law titled: The Ultimate FFL Resource Guide
He has enrolled in Daniel G. O’Kelly’s series of courses that will lead to the Certified Firearm Specialist designation. He has taken many Orchid Advisors courses in FFL law as well. He is the lead program attorney for US Law Shield of Pennsylvania- a firearms defense program. He is a lifetime member of the NRA. He regularly attends industry meetings and conventions. He is a published author, and a highly sought after featured international speaker on science and the law.