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Our Springfield Attorneys - Shelly Reece, Brett Shirk, Elizabeth Warrick

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

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

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
Southern Missouri Women Lawyers Member

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, Springfield, MO, 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, Concert Chorale, Bruin Pride Band, Civil & Family Mediation Program
Supporter of the Harmony House
2016 - 2018 Participant/Supporter of the Sertoma Chili Cookoff
2017 – 2018 Supporter of Republic School District Athletics, Tennis
2017 – 2018 Supporter of Republic School District Band
2017 – 2018 Supporter of The Jeremiah Project - Refugio Jeremias


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

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
2012 – 2018 MSU Mediation Training
2016 - 2017 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

Brett J Shirk, JD
Attorney
Reece Family Law, LLC

 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

Elizabeth A Warrick, JD
Attorney
Reece Family Law, LLC

 Family Law Attorney


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

Shelly Renee' Reece, JD, MBA

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

 

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 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, Springfield, MO, 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, Concert Chorale, Bruin Pride Band, Civil & Family Mediation Program Supporter of the Harmony House 2016 - 2018 Participant/Supporter of the Sertoma Chili Cookoff2017 – 2018 Supporter of Republic School District Athletics, Tennis 2017 – 2018 Supporter of Republic School District Band 2017 – 2018 Supporter of The Jeremiah Project - Refugio Jeremias


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  

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:2012 – 2018 MSU Mediation Training 2016 - 2017 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, JD

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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.

Legal Staff

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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
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

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
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
Reece Family Law, LLC
Defending Your Family - Springfield - Joplin

CIVIL LITIGATION:

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

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MEDIATION

  • Mediates all types of family law cases.