GaREIA General Meeting

April 12, 2021

“Asset Protection 101”

Keynote Speaker, Doug Shaddix, Attorney at Law



  • Protecting your assets from predators & lawsuits

  • Protecting your assets from the biggest predator of all – the IRS

  • The use of LLCs, Family Limited Partnerships, Trusts & other entities in asset protection

  • Estate Planning – the other side of the Asset Protection coin

  • The big differences between Trusts & Wills

  • Powers of Attorney, Designation of Conservators & other helpful documents

About the Speaker

Doug Shaddix, an attorney practicing Asset Protection law, grew up in the Atlanta area and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Political Science.  He worked for a congressman while attending law school until the election of President Ronald Reagan.  Putting his law degree on hold, he moved to Washington, D.C. for eight years where he worked in International Trade at the Department of Commerce and as Director of Coalition Development for the Republican National Committee and other political and public policy positions.  After the Reagan years, he returned to Atlanta and to law school where he graduated Cum Laude.

He spent several years with the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding in Atlanta, where he represented Fortune 500 companies and others such as the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in a variety of matters in products liability and tort litigation, and US Department of Justice reviews.

He left to practice law on his own in the area of asset protection, corporate formation and estate planning.  His firm, Asset Shields, LLC, specializes in setting up corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Family Limited Partnerships, as well as a variety of trusts such as Revocable Living Trusts, Land Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Personal Property Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Asset Management Trusts, ILITs (Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts), and other estate planning needs for his clients.

He is an active member of the community, having served as Chairman of the Cobb Board of Elections, and Cobb County Board of Ethics.  He is a graduate of Leadership Cobb and has held committee positions with the State Bar, with his alma mater, his political party and with his church.

Doug is happily married and is the proud father of 3 daughters.

For more information, visit his website at


The GaREIA General Meeting is held on the 2nd Monday of every month at 7 pm. We are currently meeting online. Learn from exciting Guest Speakers every month on topics of interest to real estate investors!

Register at the link below and you will be emailed the link to Zoom online call after you register.  GaREIA members should log-in to the members only section of the website to register and attend at no charge.  Guest Fee is $25 for non-members.

Log-in beginning at 6:50 pm, program begins at 7 pm

Join us on Monday April 12!

  •  April 12, 2021
     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm



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