Steve Shewmaker (J.D. ’05), founding partner of Shewmaker & Shewmaker, graduated from the University of Alabama in 1990 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He was commissioned as an Army infantry officer in the 25th Infantry Division and later served in military intelligence assignments at Fort Hood, Texas, and in the Middle East.
Shewmaker earned his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law where he graduated with honors. He participated in OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM from 2003 to 2004 and received the Bronze Star. Shewmaker represents military service members and retirees as well as their families and in family law and criminal issues. He continues to serve as an Army Reserve Judge Advocate.
Shewmaker practices in the full spectrum of family law cases, including contested child custody, complex asset division, drafting of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and modifications of custody, alimony and child support. In addition, he specializes in multi-jurisdictional domestic cases, military domestic matters and division of retirement accounts incident to divorce (military pension, FERS and TSP).