Jerry Edward Shiles

Jerry Edward Shiles

Parman & Easterday
  • District of Columbia, Nevada, Oklahoma
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Jerry Shiles became interested in family law and estate and special needs planning in the Judge Advocate Generals Corps and while assisting a special needs relative.

Mr. Shiles focuses on estate and elder law plan-ning, Medicaid, probate, estate litigation, business transactions, and family law (adoptions, guardian-ships). He has lectured at seminars and clinics in Europe, Japan and the U.S. and regularly conducts seminars for attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, nursing home administrators, and others.

Mr. Shiles is a Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Oklahoma City Tax Lawyers Group, Planned Giving Counsel of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council, and the American, Oklahoma, Nevada, District of Columbia and Oklahoma County Bar Associations.

He is a retired Army Colonel with over 33 years of service, active and reserve, in legal and combat arms positions, including three tours as a Brigade Commander. His awards include the American Bar Association Distinguished Service Award, the Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award and Legion of Merit, and numerous other awards. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and has been listed in Who’s Who in the Leadership of the United States, Who’s Who of American Lawyers, and Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals. He has been awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Shiles earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah and completed his under-graduate degree in Business Management, with honors, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also holds a Certificate in Germany from the University of Connecticut, a Masters in Legal Letters from The Army Judge Advocate General’s School, and a Master’s degree in Strategic Planning from the U.S. Army War College.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
9th Circuit
10th Circuit
D.C. Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
  • German: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Parman & Easterday
- Current
Managing attorney for law firm specializing in estate planning, elder law, trust administration, probate, business and tax planning, and VA benefits
Member Attorney
Brown & Associates
Attorney specializing in estate planning, family law, elder law, Medicaid, guardianships, adoptions, veterans benefits, trust administration and probate matters.
Legal Counsel, Commandant of the Marine Corps
United State Marine Corps
Legal advisor to Commandant of the Marine Corps on civil law matters; established comprehensive estate and tax planning practice for all Marine Corps installations worldwide; provided individualized legal advice to key Marine Corps personnel and their families. Oversaw legal assistance program for Marine Corps and implemented expanded legal assistance program, including in court representation, as appropriate.
Practicing attorney advising on trusts and estate planning, special needs, family law, and related civil law issues in Nevada, Germany and the District of Columbia.
University of Connecticut
German Certificate | German
University of Utah
J.D. | Law
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
B.S. | Business and Economic
Honors: Deans List
Activities: Intercollegiate Knights, Tennis, Gymnastics, Baseball
Professional Associations
Oklahoma State Bar
American Legion Department of Oklahoma
Judge Advocate
- Current
Activities: State Judge Advocate for past seven years
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Current
American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
- Current
Reserve Officers Association
Judge Advocate
- Current
Activities: Four terms as State President; 11 terms as National Councilman; four terms as National Judge Advocate; 7 terms as State Judge Advocate
District of Columbia Bar
- Current
Nevada State Bar
- Current
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
13913 Quail Pointe Drive
Suite B
Oklahoma City, OK 73134
Telephone: (405) 843-6100
Telephone: (405) 917-7013
Fax: (405) 917-7018
Tulsa Office
1831 East 71st Street
Suite 244
Tulsa, OK 74136
Telephone: (918) 877-2676
Telephone: (800) 725-6100
Fax: (405) 917-7018