Faculty Profile: Siew-Ling Shea

Siew-Ling SheaRogers, Kamm & Shea2205 State Street Nashville, TN 37203 Work Phone: (615) 320-0600Website: helenrogerslaw.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (6)
  • Family Law 2019: High Conflict Divorce Cases
  • Alimony Bench Book Live Webcast: 2019 Updates
  • Discovery 2018: Discovery Issues in Family law
  • Alimony Bench Book Live Webcast: 2019 Updates
  • Alimony Bench Book Live in Nashville CLE: 2019 Updates
  • Mastering the Art of Intermediate and Advanced Discovery 2018 - Nashville
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. Later, she 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. Her Juris Doctor degree is 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. Leadership positions: Vice-Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Council; Co-Chair of the TBA Alimony Bench Book; Mentor student in the Nashville School of Law Rigorous Writing Program. Professional memberships include: John Marshall American Inns of Court, Tennessee Association of Professional Mediators, Tennessee Association for Justice, Tennessee Bar Association, Middle Tennessee Collaborative Association, Nashville Bar Association, Williamson County Bar Association, and Lawyers Association for Women. 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; "The Deductibility of Alimony: Implications of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 ("TCJA"), Tennessee Bar Association Alimony Bench Book, 17th Edition, December 2018 - co-authored with Kurt Myers, CPA/ABV, ASA, CBA, CVA; Appellate work: Gant v. Gant, 2017 WL 417225 (Tenn.Ct.App. 2017); 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).