Shie Law Office
Serving the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities

Shie Law

Passion.
Experience.
Diligence.
Expertise.

 

Family Owned Law Firm

Attorney Thomas Shie grew up in Davenport, Iowa, and graduated from Davenport West High School. During high school, Tom played on the varsity tennis team and worked part time in the Sports Department at the Quad City Times Newspaper. At the University of Iowa, Tom was a member of Acacia Fraternity serving as Treasurer for two years, worked part time at the Dental Science Building during school, and graduated from the University of Iowa Business School with a Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting. Tom then attended law school at IIT - Chicago Kent College of Law in the Chicago Loop, was a member of law review, worked part time as a law clerk for two Chicago law firms during law school, and was admitted to the prestigious Order of Coif for graduating in the top 10% of his graduating class. Tom became an attorney at age 25, licensed in both Iowa and Illinois.

After working for 16 months as an associate attorney for a law firm in Rock Island, Illinois, Tom left the firm to begin his own law firm at the Priester Building in Davenport. In the beginning of his solo practice, Tom employed no staff and handled all scheduling, clerical, and attorney duties himself. After practicing completely independent for about two years, Tom joined an office-sharing arrangement with Attorneys Ted Priester, Realff Ottesen (now retired), and Mike Walton (whom currently is the Scott County Attorney). Tom still practices with Attorney Ted Priester as Shie Law Office, P.C., and Priester & Shie (an association of sole practitioners).

Tom has nearly 30 years of experience and expertise in the legal areas of estates and transactional law, including estate planning, decedents’ estates such as Probate and Trust administration, residential and commercial real estate transactions, business law including formation and business transactions, and contracts drafting and contract law.

 

Get in touch

At Shie Law, we know that finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. The scope of work and expense will be discussed up front before our services are engaged. You will be fully informed on the process, expense involved, and expected outcome.

Call our office or email us to get started today!

➤ LOCATION

601 Brady Street, Suite 220 Davenport, Iowa 52803

☎ CONTACT

info@shielaw.com
(563) 324-8244


 

Attorney

 
 
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attorney

Thomas E. Shie

 

Education

IIT CHICAGO-KENT COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 1991

Law Review Member, 1989-1991

Graduated with High Honors and was admitted to the prestigious Order of Coif for graduating in the top 10% of his graduating class.

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting, 1988

Bar Admissions

Licensed to practice in Iowa and Illinois.

Community Involvement & Affiliations

RIDGECREST RETIREMENT VILLAGE
Board of Directors, 2011-present

MOLINE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS 403B INVESTMENT COMMITTEE
Advisory Committee member, 2011-present

DAVENPORT METRO CLUB SWIM TEAM
Board of Directors, 2008-2013

IOWA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
Member, 1991-present

SCOTT COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
Member, 1991-present

ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
Member, 1991-present

IOWA TITLE GUARANTY
Member, 1991-present

ILLINOIS ATTORNEYS TITLE GUARANTY
Member, 1991-present


Staff

 
 
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Paralegal

Melody

Educated as a Paralegal, Melody provides services primarly in the areas of commercial real estate and residential real estate including title insurance underwriting. Melody has served on the Paralegal Advisory Board of a local university. Melody has been with Shie Law since 2003.

 
 
 
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Legal assistant

Darla

Trained as a Legal Assistant, Darla provides services primarily in the areas of business law (corporation and limited liability companies), probate, decedent’s estates, and residential real estate. Darla has been with Shie Law since 2009.

 
 
 
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Legal assistant

Emma

Emma prepares final title policies for real estate transactions, works on Estate Planning Documentation, and manages electronic marketing, office databases, and filing. Emma is currently in her third and final year of law school at IIT - Chicago Kent Law School (where Tom Shie attended) and plans to return to Davenport after graduating to work alongside her father, Tom Shie.