Who is Sheldon Korlin?
Sheldon Korlin, is an advocate and counselor for growing businesses that provides 30 years of experience as a practical and creative problem solver for his business clients. He embraces the traditional label as a counselor at law. Sheldon listens to his clients’ concerns and speaking directly and plainly to them. He provides business advice and corporate counsel to cost effectively and creatively solve the issues for his business clients. As a counselor and advocate, he provides advice and counsel as a discussion with his client business owners and officers about the potential benefits, risks and costs of taking an action in a given circumstance.
Sheldon has worked with client companies to identify and obtain necessary environmental permits, and examine and modify the client’s production processes and/or feedstocks to reduce their waste and increase their profitability while lowering disposal costs. Sheldon’s abilities as an innovative thinker and problem solver are most publicly displayed in his original authorship of the Missouri “Abandoned Property Reuse Act” and it first amendments. Designed to take abandoned and idled properties with environmental issues (“Brownfields”) and put them back into productive use to create jobs, spur economic activity and raise surrounding property values.
A corporate officer and in-house counsel for nearly half of his career, Sheldon understands the real world business pressures of owners and managers to increase profits, grow sales, expand markets and manage employees within the ever changing legal requirements. Armed with nearly 30 years of experience both in private practice and as in-house General Counsel, Sheldon counsels and supports those business owners, directors, officers and managers to make informed and practical decisions that balance those demands.
Sheldon Korlin is a licensed member of the Missouri Bar and the Illinois Bar. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1984 with his Juris Doctor, and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1981. He is a Certified Co-Leader of the ManKind Project in St. Louis, Certified Integration Group Leader and Past President of Central West County Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society.
- University of Missouri–Columbia School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1984
- University of Missouri–Columbia, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1981
- ManKind Project-St. Louis Certified Co-Leader
- Past President of Central West County Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society
“Looking for a conscientious attorney who will treat you right, handle your affairs professionally and get results… Call Sheldon” – Mark Riordan, Riordan Insurance Agency
“I have known Sheldon for about 8 years now. He is a tenacious driven attorney that makes sure the details are always followed up on. He also asks the right questions and insists on moral issues being followed. He is highly intelligent and an attorney that I would want on my team every time. I highly recommend Sheldon for his wisdom, advice, compassion and doing the right thing which leads to victory. Keep up what you are doing Sheldon. You are a winner!” – Tamara Tesson, Alton Memorial Hospital
“Sheldon is very knowledgeable and professional and has always been very helpful in all aspects of law and business consulting.” – Sandra Barac, Schowalter and Jabouri, PC
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