The New Jersey native graduated from Rowan University with a degree in Law/Justice, and received a law degree from Widener University School of Law, in Wilmington Delaware. He then earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the Villanova University School of Law.
As a former estate and trust attorney with a large law firm in New Jersey, and former bank trust officer specializing in estate planning, Shields is uniquely qualified for his new role with the NRA. An avid hunter, Shields has taken big-game in Alaska, Canada, and Africa, and currently resides in southern New Jersey.
Meet J. Pierce Shields
Pierce currently serves as Assistant Director of Planned Giving for the Northeast Division, which serves New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.