Shew & Dixon Law Office

Expertise, Integrity, and Client Commitment.

For over four decades, Shew & Dixon Law Office has consistently delivered the highest quality legal services to clients.

In Middletown, OH, and the surrounding areas our attorneys, well-regarded throughout the region, have consistently produced outstanding results for our clients. Despite the evolving landscape of legal services, our commitment to excellence remains unwavering.


J.C Shew

Licensed to practice law in Ohio, Florida, and Massachusetts.

J.C. Shew, a 1966 graduate of the College of Wooster and University of Akron School of Law in 1969.

Attorney Shew is a member of the Butler County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association, where he serves on the Council of Delegates.

J.C. Shew is an active member of the Middletown Kiwanis Club and Middletown Masonic Temple bodies.

He has been an active parishioner at the United Methodist Church for over 30 years and a committed community leader with the Middletown area Senior Center and YMCA board.


Matthew Dixon

Licensed to practice law in Ohio, Florida, and Massachusetts.

A Middletown, Ohio, native, Matthew T. Dixon is a graduate of Edgewood High School in nearby Trenton.

He earned his undergraduate degree from his grandfather’s alma mater, Mississippi State University, in 1996. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude, from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2000.

Prior to returning to his hometown, he was employed as the senior associate attorney at the law firm of Henley, Lotterhos & Henley, PLLC, in Jackson, Mississippi. He practiced primarily in the fields of debtor/creditor law and insurance subrogation.

Previously, he had assisted in criminal defense as a legal extern and intern for the Office of the Public Defender of Hinds County, Mississippi. He also clerked for William D. Baxley, Attorney at Law, preparing cases for a general law practice focused on divorce, bankruptcy, and criminal defense.

He was honorably discharged in 1998 after five years in the United States Army Reserve, serving as a Specialist E-4/51 Tango in the 412th Engineer Command.

In support of his community, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Middletown Symphony Orchestra and as a Trustee for the Middletown Historical Society. He is also a volunteer for the Middletown Community Foundation, as well as an interviewer on its Scholarship Selection Committee. He is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Middletown, the Middletown YMCA, First United Methodist Church of Middletown, Preservation Restoration and Improvement of South Main (PRISM) and the Chamber of Commerce, all serving the areas of Middletown, Monroe, and Trenton. He is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Mississippi Bar, Mid-Miami Valley Bar Association, Butler County Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association and American Bar Association.