The attorneys and staff at Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, LLC (SMS) have a unique depth of experience when it comes to shaping relationships and building the client bond. Those relationships and bonds are the foundation on which our attorneys design and implement the legal strategies that drive the success of their clients and their community.

SMS is a group of focused, experienced lawyers and paraprofessionals who are among the best in the fields of personal planning, estate services, business services, business development and real estate. Each is supported by the knowledge and expertise of the entire firm.

As advisors, the SMS staff goes beyond being good attorneys. They advise with a combination of sensitivity to client needs and strength of purpose and goals. The individual lawyers have confidence in one another and a commitment to working together to find solutions for every client. They are committed to acting responsibly and ethically, and to using creativity, intellect and innovation to address challenging situations.

"Our job is to help the client be proactive and avoid the conflict that may result later if no plan or strategy is in place."