Areas of Practice
About Us

THOMAS E. SHIE (Attorney):

Thomas Shie (pronounced “shy”) has been admitted to practice in both Iowa and Illinois since 1991. He is a Davenport local, graduated from West High School, the University of Iowa, and Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Scott County Bar Association. Tom is also a member of both the Iowa Title Guaranty (Iowa equivalent of real estate title insurance) and the Illinois Attorneys Title Guaranty (Illinois real estate title insurance).  


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Iowa.
  • Juris Doctor (law) degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law with High Honors, was a member of Law Review, and was admitted to the prestigious Order of Coif for graduating in the top 10% of his graduating class.


Attorney Shie has nearly 30 years of experience and expertise in transactional law, including estate planning (Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney), decedents’ estates (probates and trust administration), commercial and residential real estatetransactions, leases, contracts, business transactions, and business law.

Community Involvement:

Attorney Shie is and has been a member of many local service clubs and organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ridgecrest Retirement Village (Davenport, Iowa), currently serves on the Moline Community Schools 403B Investment Advisory Committee (Moline, Illinois), and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Davenport Metro Swim Team.

MELODY SHOCK (Paralegal):

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

DARLA MCDONALD (Legal Assistant):

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 the Shie Law Office since 2009.

EMMA SHIE (Legal Assistant):

Emma prepares final title policies for real estate transactions, works on Estate Planning documentation, and manages electronic marketing, office databases, and filing.

Other personnel: Shie Law employs other personnel from time to time on an as needed basis.

Contact Us:

  • Phone: 563-324-8244
  • Email: Info@ShieLaw.com
  • Address: 601 Brady Street, Suite 220, Davenport, Iowa 52803
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Our office offers off-street parking across the street and handicapped parking available right outside the building, with easy access to the building elevator.