Aaron Lee Shaw

Shaw & Associates

Aaron Lee Shaw

Shaw & Associates

Aaron Lee Shaw

Shaw & Associates

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Aaron founded Shaw & Associates, PLLC, to focus his practice on estate planning and business law  He also accepts a limited number of probate and elder law cases.  Before practicing law, Lee enjoyed a long career as an insurance executive.  As a veteran of the US Navy, Aaron also understands the importance of service and the unique challenges veterans face working through the often complex world of the veterans' administration.  As a father of two special needs children, he learned about special needs planning first hand, without having the benefit of legal education.  Along the way, he learned how little information is readily available and how confusing special needs planning can be.

Aaron completed his undergraduate education at Penn State, where he graduated with a 4.0-grade point average and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa national honor society.  After that, he completed a Master of Business Administration at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania and then a Juris Doctor at the University of Louisville, where he graduated with honors, and finally a Master of Laws focused specifically in Estate Planning and Elder Law, where he studied the unique structure of wealth transfer and taxation. Aaron was an active member of the academic community and served in various campus organization leadership positions.

Aaron has served as a clerk for the Kentucky Court of Appeals and completed two internships with the Legal Aid Society.  He also clerked for a small law firm.  Upon graduation, Lee passed the Bar exam in both Indiana and Kentucky.  He began his formal practice of law as an attorney for the Indiana Department of Child Services.  As a child services attorney, Lee was involved in litigating complex family law matters and administrative proceedings.

Aaron is an active member of the Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky Bar Associations.  He also holds membership in the Solo Practice, Wills Estates and Trusts Section, and Family Law Section of the Bar.  Aaron is also a member of the Kentucky Justice Association, Louisville Bar Association.

Aaron is a member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren as they discover new things in his spare time.  His family enjoys traveling both domestically and internationally and experiencing new cultures

Firm Description

Our Mission is to nurture long-lasting relationships with clients by providing high-quality, creative, and solution-oriented legal choices to help clients through complex legal issues and protect assets and ensure healthcare and family decisions are clearly known and respected through zealous, empathetic, and focused representation.

Anytime a person needs to see an attorney, it is because something difficult has happened in their life.  It is nothing short of terrifying to face the government as an individual. Many clients are in our office because they must interact with the government now or close on the horizon.  If our client is not facing the government, they face some wrong.  They either are being accused of a wrong, or wrong happened to them.  Regardless of why they seek us out for counsel, emotions are necessarily high.  As a result, customer experience is essential for what we do. 

Lawyers and dentists share a reputation for having offices people don't want to visit.  It's up to us to change that perception.  With the myriad of choices in legal representation available to our clients, we can differentiate ourselves from other law practices by offering a sterling experience.

What do we mean by sterling?  When something is sterling, it is of the highest quality, the highest level of purity, painstakingly accurate, and without blemish.  I like to think about customer experience in terms of sterling silver.  When it is pristine, it reflects everything around it with stunning clarity. Unfortunately, once it has been improperly handled, it begins to lose its shine until eventually it is so tarnished that the entire piece is black and ruined.  Under all of the blemishes is still the same metal, but it's impossible to see its brilliance because of mishandling.

At Shaw and Associates, we take access to the legal system personally.  Our core values hold that justice should be accessible, equitable, and achievable. This begins with our customers' experiences.  Shaw and Associates is committed to creating a sterling experience for all of our customers; whether you come to see us for a simple Will or Deed; or complex business and estate tax planning and trusts, it is our commitment to treat each customer as if your legal issue is our only legal issue.


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Tuesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM 5:00 PM


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9700 Park Plaza Avenue
Suite 108
Louisville, KY 40241

250 East 5th Street
15th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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