Siew-Ling Shea

Siew-Ling Shea

Siew-Ling Shea, JD

Attorney
Rogers, Kamm & Shea
2205 State Street
Nashville, TN 37203
   615-320-0600
   615-320-9933

Areas of Practice

Family Law;
Juvenile Law; Mediation;
Collaborative divorce; Appeals;
Probate and Wills

Fee Information

Please call (615) 320-0600 for my offices in Nashville or in Franklin, TN for fee information.

Licenses

License to Practice Law in the State of Tennessee and in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee

Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator

Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 21 and Regulation 5K Approved Mentor Attorney : Lawyer-to-Lawyer mentoring program established by the Tennessee Supreme Court , Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education & Specialization (2013)

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Sociology: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1986)

Paralegal Certificate: Southeastern Paralegal Institute, Nashville, TN (ABA approved)(1997)

Juris Doctor: Nashville School of Law (2006)

Collaborative Training

Chip Rose: 2-day collaborative divorce training at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2010)

40 hour Rule 31 Civil Mediation training at Lipscomb University Institute of Conflict Management, Nashville, TN (2011)

Forrest (Woody) Mosten: 47 Things that Peacemakers Should Know; TAPM Annual Seminar at Lipscomb University (2016)

Lone Star Collaborative Law Trainers: Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Basic and Advanced Training (June 16, 17, 18, 2016)

Biography

Attorney Siew-Ling Shea has been working in family law since May 2001 -- first as a paralegal and then as an attorney at Rogers, Kamm & Shea. Shea attended high school in Singapore and came to the United States for her undergraduate studies at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, as a scholarship student. Shea later transferred to and graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Sociology. Shea attended an accelerated paralegal program at Southeastern Paralegal Institute in Nashville, Tennessee (ABA approved), graduating with honors. Shea earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Nashville School of Law. She is a member of Cooper's Inn, an honorable society reserved for students graduating in the top 10% of their law school class.

Shea is licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee and in the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee. She is a Rule 31 Listed Civil Mediator and a trained collaborative divorce lawyer. Shea is also a Rule 21 Tennessee Supreme Court Approved Mentor Attorney for new lawyers.

Shea is a board member and Chair of Training for Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance, a group of legal, financial, and mental health professionals, trained to facilitate a collaborative divorce. Professional memberships include: John Marshall American Inn of Court, Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, Tennessee Association for Justice, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Williamson County Bar Association, and Robertson County Bar Association.

Articles authored:

• "When a Child's Best Interests Are At Issue: Privacy of Mental Health Records in Divorce and Custody Proceedings", Tennessee Bar Journal, July 2013

• "New Statutory Parental Rights: Play Nice and Fair or Be Punished for Misconduct Toward The Other Parent", Tennessee Bar Journal, November 2014

Appellate work: Wills v. Wills, 2016 WL 2937358 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2016); Boren v. Rousos, 2015 WL 7182141 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2015); Boren v. Rousos, 2014 WL 4217415 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2014); Dodd v. Dodd, 2012 WL 3193339 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2012); Wester v. McDow, 2009 WL 1034758 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2009).