Title: Attorney at Law
Company: Scott Shoemaker and Associates, P.L.C.
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Scott Shoemaker, attorney at law at Scott Shoemaker and Associates, PLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in estate planning and disability trust.
Dr. Shoemaker is an educator and attorney specializing in estate, probate, and trust planning for clients with disabilities and their families. A trained classical musician, he holds a Bachelor of Music from Coe College and completed a Master of Music at the University of Nebraska in 2003. Dr. Shoemaker was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Iowa in 2006, and began his career teaching music at area community colleges. While teaching, he developed an interest in a career in law as a way to better address the issues of access and equity that he saw affecting his students. In 2014, he earned his juris doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law after being inducted into the Order of the Barrister and winning two CALI Excellence for the Future awards for his student achievements.
In 2018, Dr. Shoemaker established Scott Shoemaker and Associates, where he continues to serve clients. Outside his legal practice, Dr. Shoemaker is active in numerous community organizations, serving as the director of the Iowa Music and Arts Association and President of the Board of Directors of the Cedar Rapids PrideFest in addition to sitting on the board of PFLAG Cedar Rapids, the LGBT Youth Initiative, Family Promise of Linn County and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Corridor. He is a member of the advisory council of Westminster Presbyterian Church, and served as secretary of the Mount Hermon Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons from 2014 until 2016. Dr. Shoemaker looks forward to continuing his work on behalf of his clients and remaining active in projects benefiting youth and young adults.
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