For over 25 years, Shannan Collier Stalvey has been providing legal services to a wide array of clients. In her business transactional practice, Ms. Stalvey has helped newly formed and newly acquired businesses set a strong foundation for future growth. She works with existing and well-established businesses identify, correct, and prevent weaknesses. She also facilitates the acquisition and disposition of businesses, ensuring compliance with legal and accounting standards.
Ms. Stalvey recognizes the importance of estate planning and business succession, thus, she works to ensure the efficient management and disposition of business and personal assets in the event of incapacitation or death with clients in all financial situations.
Ms. Stalvey also works closely with distribution, licensing, and franchising businesses, both domestically and internationally, putting together the pieces of complex business relationships through the preparation and use of comprehensive documentation.
Shannan Collier Stalvey earned her B.B.A. from The University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Thereafter, she attended Cumberland School of Law and Samford University, where she was the first woman attending to simultaneously earn her J.D. and M.B.A. She then studied at Emory University, School of Law, where she obtained her Masters of Laws in Taxation.
Ms. Stalvey is a member of both the Florida and Georgia bars and maintains clientele in both states. She is also a Tax Section member and a frequent speaker at seminars, wherein she instructs both lawyers and non-lawyers on various business, estate, and tax planning techniques.
In her free time, Ms. Stalvey enjoys ballroom dancing and spending time with her family – including her four-legged children. She lives in Cobb County with her husband Brian and son Aron. An active member of her community, she donates her time and efforts to many charitable and non-profit organizations.