At Shearer Law and Mediation, you can feel confident that you are receiving the competence and experience crucial to assisting you with your legal matter. Ms. Shearer is a Certified Family Law Specialist®, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and has been in practice since 1999. She is passionate about helping individuals and couples resolve their issues and reach agreements that are fair, balanced and cost-effective.
Ms. Shearer offers:
- Experience — Attorney Lana M. Shearer has been practicing since 1999 in Sacramento County and the surrounding area. Prior to receiving her law degree, she worked as a legal assistant while attending law school.
- Training — Ms. Shearer has participated in numerous comprehensive training programs in the areas of family law, mediation and collaborative law. She believes that continued education is essential to effectively and competently serve her clients, and she regularly attends professional development classes and seminars each year.
- Empathy — Ms. Shearer combines professionalism with a deep empathy for her clients. She is keenly aware of the strong emotional undercurrents in divorce and custody disagreements and works with clients to reduce the emotional impact and the negative effects on the entire family.
- Cost-efficiency — Ms. Shearer advocates the benefits of alternative methods of resolving disputes through mediation, collaborative practice and working cooperatively with all parties to reach agreements. Although there are many benefits to resolving matters outside of court, one significant benefit is the considerable reduction of legal fees.
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Timothy Lam is an associate attorney with Shearer Law and Mediation. Mr. Lam recently joined the firm and has previously worked in Sacramento County for the last two years in family law litigation. Mr. Lam is a graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, where he received specializations in Litigation and Public Interest Law. Mr. Lam was awarded the Witkin award in law school for being the top legal research and writer in his class. Prior to law school, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies at San Francisco State University. Mr. Lam was born and raised in San Francisco, California, but now is a permanent resident in Elk Grove.