Shawn R. McClelland

Shawn R. McClelland

Partner
Location:
Springfield, New Jersey
Phone:
973-376-9050
Fax:
973-379-6898
Email:

Shawn R. McClelland is a Partner in the firm and focuses in the areas of real estate and commercial transactions, business entity creation, corporate governance, business succession planning, estate planning, tax planning and asset protection and preservation.

Mr. McClelland provides advice to business owners concerning structuring sales and acquisitions, initial start-up strategies and continued operations. As part of his practice, Mr. McClelland routinely prepares and advises clients on entity formation, buy-sell agreements, shareholder agreements, operating agreements and asset transfers and succession planning.

In addition, Mr. McClelland assists clients with their estate and tax planning needs as well as dealing with tax audits and other tax controversies. Mr. McClelland works together with clients and their advisors to structure and implement plans that meet their needs.

Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Mr. McClelland operated as a solo practitioner in Ohio focusing on real estate and estate administration. He also acted as a counsel for several small municipalities and townships helping to develop and implement zoning and land use guidelines. Additionally, Mr. McClelland spent several years, as a part-time assistant prosecuting attorney.

Mr. McClelland received his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio) in 2001, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Law and his undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College in 1998 where he graduated Magna Cum Laude majoring in Political Science with a concentration in East Asian Studies including a semester of study at Kansai Gaidai University in Hirakata, Japan.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Business Services
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Special Needs Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2001
  • New Jersey, 2006

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Law Journal: Journal of International Law, Editor in Chief
  • Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1998
    • Major: Political Science