Phone: (615) 320-0600
Practice: Rogers, Kamm & Shea
2205 State Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Areas of Practice:
- Family Law
- Juvenile Law
- Collaborative divorce
- Probate and Wills
- 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)
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.
- "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).
Please call (615) 320-0600 for my offices in Nashville or in Franklin, TN for fee information.
- 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)
- 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)