Why Choose Us

Years of experience

There is no substitute for experience. Maria has 25 years of practicing in estate planning, probate and estate administration, and LGBTQ family protections.

Exceptional legal services

High-quality legal services for every client, including traditional and non-traditional couples and families.

Accessible and responsive

The team at The Shinn Law Firm, LLC returns calls promptly, keeps clients informed, has early evening appointments available upon request, and when appropriate, meets with clients in their homes.

Committed to clients

Maria believes that all of her clients, including non-traditional couples and families, deserve legal services that fulfill their needs and protect them and their loved ones.


Maria understands that many clients are dealing with very personal, very emotional issues. She capably guides them, legally and personally, through some of life's most difficult passages.

Alternative legal fees

In addition to traditional hourly fees, The Shinn Law Firm, LLC works with clients to utilize flat fees or other fee arrangements that make its services more affordable.

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