Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L. C. is pleased to announce that Kristen A. Shaffer has joined the Firm.
Ms. Shaffer is a graduate of the University of Iowa and received her JD, cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law in 2011. Ms. Shaffer’s work will focus on family law and litigation. Prior to joining S&I, Ms. Shaffer served as staff attorney at Kids First Law Center where she provided legal representation to clients in high-conflict family law cases and led workshops for children of divorce. During law school, Ms. Shaffer represented indigent clients as a student-attorney for the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic and the Office of the Illinois State Appellate Defender. Ms. Shaffer is a member of the American, Iowa State and Linn County Bar Associations and an active member of the family law committee and young lawyers division. Ms. Shaffer was recently elected Vice President of the Linn Law Club and previously served as the club’s Treasurer. She is a member of the Dean Mason Inn of Court and serves as a volunteer attorney for Kids First Law Center. Ms. Shaffer is a member of the steering committee for the Iowa Valley Habitat for Humanity Women Build project and has served as the fundraising and auction chairs.
With the addition of Ms. Shaffer, S&I continues to grow the established Family Law practice. The Family Law Practice Group assists clients in negotiating premarital/antenuptial agreements, dissolution of marriage proceedings, modifications of divorce and child custody decrees.
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll, P.L.C. is a multi-specialty law firm based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with clients throughout the World. Established in 1854, the firm has grown to become one of Iowa's largest firms with nearly 50 talented and experienced lawyers who provide a full-range of business, litigation, family, and intellectual property legal services. Using a collaborative, team-based approach, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll is able to provide innovative, cost-effective solutions to client problems.