• Meredith Shearer & Associates, LLC

    We are dedicated to providing our clients with on-time, on-schedule, and problem free closing service.

  • Meredith Shearer & Associates, LLC

    A full service real estate closing firm, representing lenders, buyers, sellers, builders and real estate agents.

  • Meredith Shearer & Associates, LLC

    We let nothing fall through the cracks, nor do we double book and we will maintain consistent communication with you at all times.

  • Meredith Shearer & Associates, LLC

    We return phone calls promptly and believe that service does not end at the conclusion of the closing: post closing and follow-up work are given top priority.

Attorneys

Meredith Shearer

Meredith Shearer

Owner

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 Henry

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.

In 2003, Phillip received his J.D. from the University of Memphis. At Memphis, he was awarded the Cali award for his participation in the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic at Memphis Area Legal Services. Phillip has been admitted to the State Bar of Georgia since 2004. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section. He is an affiliate member with the DeKalb Association of Realtors, DeKalb Women’s Council of Realtors and Old Fourth Ward Business Association.

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.


Marianne T. Shaver 

Marianne T. Shaver

Marianne T. Shaver is the managing attorney for the Suwanee office. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1991. While a Lehigh, Marianne was a Teaching Assistant for the Business Law Professor and a Drill Instructor for the Beginning Latin course. She returned home to Atlanta’s Emory University to earn her Juris Doctorate degree in 1994. Marianne was involved in the Legal Association of Women Students at Emory and organized the club’s Res Judicata 5K which benefited a local AIDS foundation.

Marianne has been practicing residential and commercial real estate law since 1996. She is a frequent speaker for ICLE seminars for Georgia attorneys and has presented numerous seminars to agents regarding contracts, titles and general closing practice.

Marianne enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, and running around to events with their two children, Matthew and Sarah. When they have a free moment, she loves exploring Georgia’s hiking trails and waterfalls or reading historical fiction novels.


Staff

Traci Bridges

Traci Bridges

Closer

Traci began her career in the Real Estate Industry in 2002, working for ReMax Professionals as a licensed Sales Associate. She then joined Advantage Mortgage Partners – a joint venture with Wells Fargo, and worked for a short time as a Junior Loan Officer. For the past fifteen years Traci has worked as a Closer, and joined Meredith Shearer and Associates in 2016.


Renee Ferrara

Renee Ferrara

Closer

Renee began her career as a Real Estate paralegal in 1998 and has worked with Marianne Shaver since 2001. She enjoys spending time with her granddaughter.


Claudine Fletcher

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.


Darlene Major

Darlene Major

Post Closer/Receptionist

Darlene Major joined our team in June of 2017 as our full time Post Closer and Receptionist. With 20 years in the residential industry, Darlene can assist with all aspects of a real estate transaction while providing you with exceptional customer service.

Prior to joining the firm in June 2017, she worked as a Closing Paralegal for some of the top firms in Atlanta, Georgia over many years. Darlene received her Paralegal Certification from Lawson State in Alabama. Her extracurricular involvement includes spending time with her family and cosmetology.


Ansley Shaver

Ansley Shaver

Pre-Closer, Office Manager

Ansley started working in real estate law in 2003 and joined the MSA team in 2016. She is Mercer graduate with a degree in Business Administration. Ansley is an integral part of our team and is known to go the extra mile to ensure a smooth closing. When not in the office, she can be found at the beach or the mountains. Ansley also enjoys the local music scene!


Sharron Sims

Sharron Sims

Closer

Sharron Sims joined the MSA team in late 2016 and has experience in the real estate and closing industry since 2001.

Sharron notes it has always been a primary goal to offer detailed, professional client service. She works diligently towards her goal daily with the hope every member of the closing party experiences details service leading to and including the signing appointment. Everyday is a true learning experience for everyone, and we all wish nothing but the very best for both Buyers and Sellers in their new endeavors. A few of our most entrusted responsibilities include assisting in clearing and preparing for title transfer, educating parties on any aspect requiring special attention, a proactive approach for a smooth closing experience is crucial to a successful signing day. A dedicated team of experienced professionals is required to complete varying tasks of clearing title and coordination for signing. It is a privilege to be a part of your closing transactions. Sharron is dedicated to and will always champion for excellence.

“I enjoy helping others and working in this ever-evolving real estate industry” says Sharron. True G.R.I.T. raised in Jackson, MS, with a smidge of experience on the west coast prior to moving to Atlanta early in my career. Go Eagles!