Our Springfield Attorneys / lawyers

Shelly Renee' Reece
Owner / Attorney / Lawyer
Reece Family Law
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Owner, Family Law Attorney, Mediator

AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Shelly Reece has 21+ years

experience practicing 

Family Law, Mediation.


EDUCATION:
Missouri State University, Masters of Business Administration, Economics, 2000
Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1994-1997
Activities: Phi Alpha Delta, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inns of Court, Licensed Intern, Licensed Mediator, Oklahoma City University Center on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Certified Licensed Mediator, 1997
Southwest Missouri State University, B.S. Political Science/Economics 1989-1993
Activities: Student Government Association, Bruin Pride Band and Concert Chorale
Harrisonville High School, Harrisonville, MO, 1989

ORGANIZATIONS:
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA) Member
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Family Law Committee Member
Christian County Bar Association Member
The Missouri Bar Association Member
The Missouri Bar Family Law Section Committee Member

The Missouri Bar Women in the Profession Committee Member

The Missouri Bar MOSOLO Small Firm Committee Member
Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Member

Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Meetings and Planning Committee Member
United States Courts for the Western District of Missouri Member
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Member
Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence (MCADSV) Member
Mediation Achieving Results for Children (MARCH) Mediator
Association of Missouri Mediators Member
Civil & Family Mediation Training - Missouri State University Mediation Coach
Licensed Missouri Mediator
Court Appointed Family Law Mediator
Certified Guardian ad Litem
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International Member
Wesley United Methodist Church Member

Missouri United Methodist Church Safe Sanctuary Certified
Member of Daughters of the American Revolution – Three Trails West Chapter
Supporter of the Drury CCPS Paralegal Studies Program
Supporter of the Missouri State University Political Science Department

Supporter of the Missouri State University Concert Chorale

Supporter of the Missouri State University Bruin Pride Band

Supporter of the Missouri State University Civil & Family Mediation Program

Supporter of the Dr. Guy B Webb Touring Scholarship Missouri State University

Supporter of the Republic High School Band

Supporter of Republic High School Athletics

  2020 Republic High School Debate Team District Judge

Supporter of the Republic High School DECA Club
Supporter of the Harmony House
Supporter of The Jeremiah Project - Refugio Jeremias

 Supporter of the Ruck N Run

2016 - 2019 Participant of the Sertoma Chili Cookoff


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:
2013 - 2018 Martindale-Hubble Highly Rated in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards – peer review rated.
2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award – recognized for excellence in Quality of Service, Overall Value, Responsiveness, Communication Ability.
2016 Top 20 Springfield, MO Criminal Defense Firm, Expertise.com

AVVO Top Rated Attorney

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
2012 – 2019 MSU Mediation Training
2016 - 2019 Harvest Party for New Attorneys, New Attorneys Reception
2013 The Missouri Bar – Sun & Continuing Legal Education, “How to Dodge Trouble with Your Trust Account When Using Modern Payment Methods.”


 For a more information and reviews, please view Shelly Renee’ Reece at LinkedIn, AVVO, Lawyers.com, Martindale.com.

Brett J Shirk, JD
Attorney / Lawyer
Family Law
Criminal Defense
Reece Family Law, LLC

Brett J Shirk, JD

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

 Family Law Attorney


AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Brett Shirk has 12+ years experience in practicing Family Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, and General Practice Law.

EDUCATION:

Washburn University School of Law, 2002-2005.
Activities:  Student Member Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2002-2005Northwest Missouri State University, Master of Arts in History, 1989-1992.Northwest Missouri State University, Bachelor of Science in History, 1986-1990

ORGANIZATIONS:
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA) Member
The Missouri Bar Association Member
United States Courts for the Western District of Missouri MemberCertified Guardian ad Litem

HONORS:
Presenter:  Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association CLE Seminar on the Topic of "Safe and Free: The Balance of Civil Liberties and Homeland Security"  Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bench, BAR, and Boardroom Conference, 2008
"Best of Kansas City" Pitch Magazine 2006
"Most Distinguished Masters Degree Thesis Award" Northwest Missouri State University, 1992


For more information and reviews, please view Brett J Shirk at LinkedIn, AVVO.

Elizabeth A Warrick, JD
Attorney / Lawyer
Family Law
Estate Planning
Reece Family Law, LLC

Elizabeth A Warrick, JD

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Elizabeth A Warrick, JD

 Family Law Lawyer


AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Elizabeth Warrick has 13+ years experience in practicing Family Law, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning, and General Law Practice.


EDUCATION:

University of Arkansas School of Law - Fayetteville, Juris Doctorate, 2003-2006.

University of Missouri - Rolla, M.S. Geological Engineering, 1994-1998.

University of Missouri - Rolla, B.S. Geological Engineering, 1990-1994.


ORGANIZATIONS: 

Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA) Member

Christian County Bar Association Member

The Missouri Bar AssociationMember

Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Member

For more information and reviews, please view Elizabeth A Warrick at LinkedIn, AVVO.

Our Joplin Attorneys / Lawyers

Shelly Reece
Owner / Attorney / Lawyer
Reece Family Law
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Owner, Family Law Attorney, Mediator


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Shelly Reece has 21+ years

experience practicing

Family Law, Mediation.


EDUCATION:

Missouri State University, Masters of Business Administration, Economics, 2000 

Oklahoma City University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1994-1997 Activities: Phi Alpha Delta, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Inns of Court, Licensed Intern, Licensed Mediator, Oklahoma City University Center on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Certified Licensed Mediator, 1997

Southwest Missouri State University, B.S. Political Science/Economics 1989-1993 Activities: Student Government Association, Bruin Pride Band and Concert Chorale

Harrisonville High School, Harrisonville, MO, 1989   


ORGANIZATIONS:

Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA) Member 

Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Family Law Committee Member

Christian County Bar Association Member 

The Missouri Bar Association Member 

The Missouri Bar Family Law Section Committee Member

The Missouri Bar Women in the Profession Committee Member

The Missouri Bar MOSOLO Small Firm Committee Member  Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Member

Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Meetings and Planning Committee Member

United States Courts for the Western District of Missouri Member

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Member Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence (MCADSV) Member 

Mediation Achieving Results for Children (MARCH) Mediator Association of Missouri Mediators Member 

Civil & Family Mediation Training Missouri State University Mediation Coach

Licensed Missouri Mediator

Court Appointed Family Law Mediator

Certified Guardian ad Litem

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International Member

Wesley United Methodist Church Member

Missouri United Methodist Church Safe Sanctuary Certified

Member of Daughters of the American Revolution – Three Trails West Chapter 

Supporter of the Drury CCPS Paralegal Studies Program Supporter of the Missouri State University Political Science Department

Supporter of the Missouri State University Concert Chorale

Supporter of the Missouri State University Bruin Pride Band

Supporter of the Missouri State University Civil & Family Mediation Program

Supporter of the Dr. Guy B Webb Touring Scholarship Missouri State University

Supporter of the Republic High School Band

Supporter of Republic High School Athletics

 2020 Republic High School Debate Team District Judge

Supporter of the Republic High School DECA Club

Supporter of the Harmony House Supporter of The Jeremiah Project - Refugio Jeremias

Supporter of the Ruck N Run

2016 - 2019 Participant of the Sertoma Chili Cookoff


AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

2013 - 2018 Martindale-Hubble Highly Rated in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards – peer review rated. 

2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award – recognized for excellence in Quality of Service, Overall Value, Responsiveness, Communication Ability. 

2016 Top 20 Springfield, MO Criminal Defense Firm, Expertise.com 

 AVVO Top Rated Attorney 


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

2012 – 2019 MSU Mediation Training 

2016 - 2019 Harvest Party for New Attorneys, New Attorneys Reception 

2013 The Missouri Bar – Sun & Continuing Legal Education, “How to Dodge Trouble with Your Trust Account When Using Modern Payment Methods.”

For a more information and reviews, please view Shelly Renee’ Reece at LinkedIn, AVVO, Lawyers.com, Martindale.com.

Todd C Hawkins
Attorney / Lawyer
Criminal Defense
Family Law
Estate Planning
Civil Law
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

Todd C Hawkins, JD

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Family Law, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning Lawyer


AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Todd Hawkins has 16+ years experience in practicing Criminal Defense, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, and General Law Practice.


EDUCATION:

University of Tulsa School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1998-2001.

Missouri Southern State University, B.S Criminal Justice Administration, A.S. Law Enforcement, 1993-1998


ORGANIZATIONS: 

Jasper County Bar Association Member

The Missouri Bar Association Member

United States Courts for the Western District of Missouri Member 

Seneca Municipal Judge, Seneca, MO
 

For more information and reviews, please view Todd C Hawkins at LinkedIn, AVVO.

Justice, Legal, Scales of Justice, Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Law

Legal Staff

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

Legal Staff

With 4 attorneys and 8 staff, we have the experience and resources needed to handle your legal matter.  Each of our attorneys has an experienced paralegal to assist you in your case.


For additional information about one of our attorneys or lawyers

please call us at:

(417) 881-0881

or email us at:

info@reecefamilylaw.com

PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law, Divorce, Paternity, Custody, Adoption
Reece Family Law, LLC
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

FAMILY LAW

  •  Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Custody
  • Modification
  • Mediation
  • Legal Separation
  • Child Support
  • Maintenance / Alimony
  • Adoptions
  • Family Access / Contempt
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Name Change
  • Juvenile Law
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO’s)
  • Adult & Child Orders of Protection, Ex-Parte
  • Uncontested, Contested, Settled, Trial, & Pro Se Litigation Assistance

Criminal Defense, DWI DUI, Drug Charges, Marijuana Charges, Traffic Ticket, Misdemeanor, Felony, State Charges, Municipal Charges

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

  • Traffic Ticket
  • DWI, DUI Charges
  • License Reinstatements
  • Expungements – Many Felonies can be expunged after 7 years, Misdemeanors after 3 years
  • Drug, Marijuana Charges
  • Serious Crimes Against People
  • Serious Crimes Against Property
  • Misdemeanor
  • Felony
  • Federal Criminal Defense

Estate Planning, Will, Trust, Power of Attorney, Medical Directive
Reece Family Law, LLC
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

ESTATE PLANNING:

  •  Wills
  • Trusts
  • Guardianship
  • Power of Attorney
  • Medical Directives
  • Name Change
  • Probate
  • Prenuptial Agreement

Civil Litigation, Business Law, Civil Law
Reece Family Law, LLC
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin - Lawyers

CIVIL LITIGATION:

  • Business
  • Civil Defense
  • Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Renter

Lawyer, Attorney, Law Office, Legal Advice, Legal Help

MEDIATION

  • Mediates all types of family law cases.