Tom Shea Family Law

Located in Lake Charles, Louisiana

About Tom Shea Family Law Lake Charles LA

Tom Shea Family Law is an attorney focused on the legal issues involving families – including divorce, community property, child custody, child support, spousal support, relocation, estate planning, wills and more. Attorney Tom Shea founded his law firm with the goal of helping people like you work through difficult, frustrating and emotional family law issues by providing excellent legal representation with compassion and understanding. He knows how challenging these issues can be, and he truly enjoys helping his clients to handle the stress of these situations while also working hard to achieve the best possible outcome.

Over the years, Tom has handled hundreds of family law cases at the district court level. He has also successfully litigated cases through the Third Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court. His practice primarily covers Calcasieu and its surrounding parishes of Beauregard, Cameron and Jefferson Davis.


  • J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Baton Rouge, 2010
  • B.S. in Business, Ithaca College; Ithaca, NY, 2006; Valedictorian and summa cum laude graduate of the School of Business
  • Currently pursuing an LL.M. in Taxation through the Graduate Tax Program at Villanova University; Villanova, PA

Professional Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member (2011-present)
  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Association, Member (2009-present)
  • Young Lawyers’ Section, Treasurer (2016)
  • Family Law Section, Treasurer (2014-2016), President (2017)
  • Southwest Louisiana Bar Foundation, Board of Directors (2016)

Community Involvement & Accomplishments

  • Appointed as “Special Master” by the 14th Judicial District Court to hold hearings and render decisions in advanced community property cases
  • Voted “Top Family Law Attorney in Southwest Louisiana”: Acadiana Profile magazine (2015-2017) Link To Article
  • Louisiana State High School Mock Trial Competition, Scoring Judge (2015)
  • “Wills for Heroes”: Pro bono estate planning for firefighters, police officers and public servants, Volunteer (2012, 2015)
  • Southwest Louisiana Arts and Humanities Council, Board of Directors (2011-2013)
  • “Lawyers in Libraries”: Pro bono legal advice clinic, Volunteer (2014-2015)
  • Kiwanis Club of South Lake Charles, Member (2017-present)

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