Jerry Shiles - Parman & Easterday

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Jerry Shiles

Parman & Easterday

13913 Quail Pointe Drive, Suite B

Oklahoma City, OK 74804


Practice Areas
  • Estate, Trust Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Wills and Probate
  • Business Formation
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Jerry E. Shiles is a member of the Oklahoma City law firm of Parman & Easterday, with additional offices in Tulsa, Shawnee and Enid, Oklahoma; Kansas City, Missouri; and Overland Park, Kansas. His practice is concentrated in the areas of Elder Law and Medicaid, VA, Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration. For the past 39 years, he has lectured extensively to professional groups in the United States, Europe and Japan, including to The Army Judge Advocate Generals School, the Naval Justice School, AARP, various bar associations, church groups, the Alzheimer’s Association, and many others. He has presented over 300 seminars and has published numerous articles and treatises, including “Entity Choices and Tax Consequences,” “Medicaid Planning and the Elder Law Practice: From Ethical Concerns to Practice Tools and Resources,” “A Few Medicaid Planning Strategies Available,” “Medicaid and Estate Planning for the Elderly and Not So Elderly;” “Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate,” “Some (Medicaid) Issues Involved with Transfers of Gifts of Assets,” “Advanced Estate Planning—Titling of Assets and Family Law,” “Ethical and Planner Liability Issues: Protecting Yourself from Fraudulent Transfers,” “Medicaid Estate Recovery,” “The Dos and Don’ts Before and After Medicaid Eligibility is Established: Other Important Things to Consider,” “Ethical Issues in Estate Planning,” “(Medicaid) Liens and Estate Recovery Challenges,” “Sources of Payment for Long-Term Care,” “Understanding Transfers of Assets,” and “Medicaid, Eldercare, and Estate Planning Issue.” to list just a few. He is the author of the Military Law Review article “Protecting the Rights of Family Members Abroad”, co-author of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Family Law Section Practice Manual and co-author of the book, Estate Planning Basics: A Crash Course in Safeguarding Your Legacy, published in 2008 and updated and republished in 2012. Mr. Shiles is admitted to practice law in Oklahoma, Nevada, and the District of Columbia; is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Oklahoma City Tax Lawyers Group; Planned Giving Council of Oklahoma; Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council; and the American Bar Association; a Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys; a former member of the ABA Standing Committee on Legal Assistance to Military Personnel; and a certified VA advisor. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; Federal District Courts; 9th, 10th and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. His awards include the IRS Certificate of Recognition, Department of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award and Legion of Merit, the ABA Distinguished Service Award, and Five Star Wealth Manager for Oklahoma. He 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, is an AVVO top rated elder law attorney (10.0 Superb), and a LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent RatedTM Lawyer. Mr. Shiles earned his B.S. degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Dean’s List); his J.D. degree from the University of Utah; an LLM from The Judge Advocate General’s School-Army, University of Virginia; a Certificate in German from the University of Connecticut; and a Masters degree from the United States Army War College.

Undergraduate: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Law School: University of Utah
Admitted to Bar: 1974
Practice Areas: Personal > Elder law
Personal > Estate, Trust Planning
Personal > Asset Protection
Personal > Wills and Probate
Business > Business Formation
Organizations: Oklahoma and Nevada Bars; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; Oklahoma City Tax Lawyers Group; Planned Giving Council of Oklahoma; Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council; and the American Bar Association; Member and Fellow of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys
Gender: Male
Status: Married
Children: 2 Children
City of Residence: Shawnee
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