• J.D., University of Memphis
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Professional Experience
  • Sr. Manager, Altus Group
  • Partner, McKinnon Lynch
  • Delinquent Tax Attorney, Shelby County Trustee
  • Legal Advisor, Shelby County Assessor

With nearly 20 years in real estate transactions, government, and property tax, Shawn provides taxpayers with counsel with a focus on ad valorem property tax matters.

Before joining Ryan Law, Shawn served as a consultant for an international real estate services firm and as the legal advisor for the Shelby County (Memphis) Assessor. He uses his experience in government to help navigate the entire process of property assessment and taxation.

Working with Ryan Law’s team allows Shawn to give a full range of services to property owners looking to limit their property tax assessments.

When not helping taxpayers with their assessments, Shawn enjoys supporting the local Memphis music community, running, and being a season ticket holder for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Areas of Expertise

Property Tax
Multifamily, Office, Retail, Leasehold Interest
Government Relations
Professional / Civic Affiliations
  • Member, IAAO, 2021 – Present
  • Member, City of Memphis Civilian Law Enforcement Review Board, Dec 2020- Present
  • Executive Class Member, Leadership Memphis, 2018
Admitted to Practice
  • State of Oregon
  • State of Tennessee