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Shea is a shareholder in the Oxford office.  He is a member of the General Litigation & Insurance Defense, Civil Rights & Government Liability, and  Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith practice groups. Shea has extensive legal experience defending clients in insurance disputes, business disputes, premises liability, products liability, and automobile accidents, including uninsured motorist claims. He works with school districts and serves as a school board attorney for a local school district. Shea also represents clients in the towing, recovery, and environmental cleanup industries.

Shea is a past President of the Lafayette County Bar Association, Vice President of the Northern District of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, and member of the Council of School Board Attorneys and the Mississippi School Boards Association.

Shea approaches every client, every adversary, and each case with an emphasis on honesty, integrity, preparation, and performance.  Shea has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Mid-South Super Lawyers, and is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Lafayette County Bar Association
    • Executive Committee, 2012 – 2016
    • President, 2015 – 2016
  • LOU (Lafayette – Oxford – University), Ole Miss Alumni Club, Board Member
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, Board of Directors
  • Mississippi School Boards Association
  • Oxford-University United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees
  • The Mississippi Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America®, 2022, 2023
    • Insurance Law
    • Litigation – Insurance
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated
  • Mid-South Rising Star, 2014 – 2017
  • Top Rated Lawyer, Personal Injury Defense

Honors & Awards Announcements

Notable Cases

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Reported Cases

  • Savinell v. Alexander, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143837 (N.D. Miss. Oct. 9, 2014)
  • Yahoshua-Yisrael: Yahweh ex rel. Ellis v. Northcentral Elec. Power Ass’n, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40898 (N.D. Miss. Mar. 27, 2014)
  • Bonds v. Modern Woodmen of Am., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40016 (N.D. Miss. Mar. 25, 2014)
  • Parker v. Asbestos Processing, LLC, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37336 (D.S.C. Mar. 21, 2014)
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