Attorneys

Meredith Shearer 

Meredith Shearer is a graduate of Georgia State University (B.A., cum laude, 1989; J.D., 1992) and was admitted to the Georgia State Bar in 1992. Since graduating law school, she has worked exclusively in the area of residential real estate, and in January 2000, formed Meredith Shearer & Associates, LLC.

She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Section, Georgia Real Estate Closing Attorneys Association (Secretary, 2004-2012; Director, 2003), Women’s Council of Realtors (Treasurer, 2002) (Affiliate Member of the Year Award, 2010), Cobb Association of Realtors (Ambassador, 2004-2008) (Affiliate Member of the Year Award, 2005).

She has authored articles for several magazines and newspapers on topics related to residential real estate. She has been an instructor for Prudential Georgia Realty Continuing Education Class on Contracts 2003-2004. She has been a presenter at many continuing legal education seminars, including: Georgia State University Division of Continuing Education, Real Estate Closings for New Lawyers, October 1997; Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Residential Real Estate Practice in 1995, 2008 and 2009; and Real Property Law Institute in 2010.

She currently resides in Roswell, Georgia with her daughter and son.


Phillip Henry, Esq. 

Phillip was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. After graduating from The Baylor School where he received a full academic/boarding scholarship to attend High School, Phillip commenced his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993 where he was a distinguished member and scholarship recipient of the Presidential Leadership Class. Phillip continued his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia. In 1997 and, in conjunction with the University of Georgia, Phillip attended the University of Laica in Guayaquil, Ecuador where he focused on Spanish studies. Phillip graduated from the University of Georgia in 1998 with B.A. in English and was a member of the Dean’s List.

After Graduation, he volunteered with Americorps in which he taught elementary school in Chattanooga, Tennessee and built houses for Habitat for Humanity-Greater Miami, Florida. Phillip has been a little brother in the Big Brother/Big sisters program since the age of seven. He and his big brother, Kenneth Gordon, are featured in a book about the program entitled Big Impact. Phillip has been a speaker in the past for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Association of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

In 2003, Phillip received his J.D. from the University of Memphis where he also participated in the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic at Memphis Area Legal Services in which he received the Cali Award. Phillip has been admitted to the State Bar of Georgia since 2004. He has been practicing residential real property law since early 2005. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section, DeKalb Association of Realtors and Family Selection Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity-Greater Atlanta.

Phillip enjoys travelling, scuba diving, white water sports, volunteering with Habitat For Humanity, volunteering with Meals on Wheels and grilling on his Big Green Egg.


Ben J. Wachstein, Esq. 

Ben Wachstein has been a real estate closing Attorney with Meredith Shearer and Associates, LLC. For the last eleven years. Ben has participated in hundreds of residential closings for builders, lenders and real estate companies throughout the years, many of which have been at sites outside the office. Ben also has extensive experience in consumer bankruptcy law.

Prior to working with Meredith Shearer and Associates, Ben was President of Applied Improvement Strategies which provided management consulting services to fortune 1000 companies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.


Marianne Shaver 

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Claudine Fletcher, Closing Paralegal

Claudine joined our firm in 2005 when she relocated to the Atlanta area from New Jersey. In New Jersey she worked as a paralegal in a real estate firm for several years. Claudine will impress you with her flawless customer service and expertise in closing and post closing services. Claudine has been a huge asset to our firm