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Siew-Ling Shea
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Nashville, TN





Areas of Practice

  • Domestic Law/Divorce/Custody
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Wills
  • Appeals
  • Collaborative Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Mediation

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2006


  • Nashville School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Honorable Top 10%
    • Honors: Member of Society of Cooper's Inn
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • B.A. - 1986
    • Major: Communication and Sociology (Double Major)
  • Vanderbilt University: Collaborative Law 2-day mediation training by Chip Rose
    • Lipscomb University: 40 hour Rule 31 Civil Mediator Training

      Representative Cases

      • Gant v. Gant, 2017 WL 417225, Tenn.Ct.App. January 31, 2017 (No. M201502160COAR3CV)
      • Wester v. McDow, 2009 WL 1034758, Tenn.Ct.App. April 16, 2009 (No. M200602457COAR3CV)
      • O'Rourke v. O'Rourke, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
      • Duke v. Duke, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
      • Johns v. Johns, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
      • Anderson v. Anderson, Chancery Court, Williamson County, Tennessee
      • Goodwin v. Morgan, Circuit Court, Davidson County, Tennessee

      Honors and Awards

      • Selected to serve as a legal writing mentor for the Nashville School of Law Innovative Writing Mentor Program
      • Helen S. Rogers Scholarship Fund, Nashville School of Law, 2001-2006
      • Award of Excellence, Access Health Systems, Inc., 1995
      • Institutional Award for Excellence, Meharry Medical College, 1993
      • Virginia Carter Smith and Newcomer Scholarships, Council for the Advancement and Support for Education (CASE), 1991 and 1992
      • President's Award for Extraordinary Service, Wayne State University, 1991
      • Leadership Award, Wayne State University, 1990
      • Midwest Regional Forum Scholarship, Michigan Council for the Arts, 1987
      • Scholarship Student, Bryn Mawr College, 1983 and 1984

      Past Employment Positions

      • Access Health Systems (HMO), Project Manager, 1994 to 2001
      • Meharry Medical College, Assistant to Executive VP, 1992 to 1994
      • Wayne State University, Assistant to Vice President for University Relations and Event Coordinator, 1990 to 1992

      Professional Associations and Memberships


      • Tennessee Bar Association Alimony Bench Book Committee, Co-Chair, 2018 to Present
      • Tennessee Bar Association Family Law Executive Council , Vice-Chair (appointed March 15,2019) and Member, 2016 to Present
      • Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance, Training Chair, Board of Directors, 2016 and 2017
      • Program chair (2018-present) and Member of the Tennessee John Marshall American Inn of Court 2014 - Present
      • Member of the Honorable Society of Cooper's Inn of Nashville School of Law, May 2006
      • Tennessee Bar Association Family Law Executive Council
      • Middle Tennessee Collaborative Alliance
      • John Marshall American Inns of Court
      • Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators
      • Tenessee Association for Justice
      • Nashville Bar Association
      • Williamson County Bar Association
      • Lawyers Association for Women
      A Premier Nashville Firm For Complex Divorce