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Ida Tyree Hyche, Esq.
Ida Tyree Hyche is managing partner at Tyree Hyche & Dixon, LLC. A graduate of Birmingham School of Law, Ida's practice concentrates on probate and estate planning, workers' compensation, employee wrongful termination/retaliatory discharge, Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and non-profit business development.
Ida is an active member of the Alabama State Bar, Birmingham Bar Association Workers' Compensation and Probate Sections, Madison County Bar Association, Magic City Bar Association, and the Alabama Association for Justice. On May 13, 2016, Ida was appointed and sworn in by the Honorable Jefferson County Judge of Probate Alan L. King as one of the Jefferson County Administrators for probate matters in environmental litigation cases. She regularly provides pro bono legal services to potential senior citizen clients who can least afford it, through the Birmingham and Madison County Volunteer Lawyer Programs, and certain non-profit organizations.
Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL, Ida completed her undergraduate studies at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa. She migrated to Birmingham and worked for a leading federal agency in Human Resources management for over 30 years. Ida, concurrently, served the U.S. Army Reserve for over 33 years with officer command leadership positions in Human Resources management. She retired in 2011 at the highest chief warrant officer rank, Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5).
In her spare time, Ida, a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, enjoys reading, walking, music, writing, watching college football, and spending time with family and dog.
Shade' A. Dixon, Esq.
Shade’ Dixon is a Georgia-licensed attorney and heads the Atlanta location of Tyree Hyche & Dixon, LLC. As an avid lover of the ARTS, musician (NELLY's all female drum line, Atlanta Drumline, etc.) and photographer, her passion lies in contributing to the integrity and protection of the arts and those who create it; and, assisting with the birth of new ideas and helping them become a reality by way of small business growth. As such, Shade's practice focuses in the areas of Entertainment, Intellectual Property, and Business/Entrepreneur law handling contract drafting and negotiations, business formation and consultation, trademark and copyright registrations, career development and strategy, and more.
Shade’, a graduate of Spelman College and Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, State Bar of Georgia's Intellectual Property and Entertainment & Sports Sections, American Bar Association's Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industry, and Georgia Lawyers for the Arts. She serves as an alumnae mentor in Spelman College's Sister2Sister Alumnae-Students Professional Mentoring Program.
Shade' is also heavily involved in her church and community. In her younger years, she served as an officer in the Connectional Young People's Division (YPD) of the AME church. She currently serves on the EBC Entrepreneurs Ministry leadership team as the Director of Young Adult Recruitment.
In her spare time, the self proclaimed "hip-hop head", film and sports lover enjoys stressing over Alabama football games (Roll Tide), watching movies and her favorite TV shows, watching the Lakers play, spending time with family and taking photos.
Ashley Smith is a Paralegal at Tyree Hyche & Dixon, LLC. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, Ashley completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado Denver and worked as a Legal Assistant. She moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 2014 and began working as a Paralegal with the firm. In 2015, Ashley received her Paralegal Certification at The Community College of Denver.
Ashley is a Notary at Large for the State of Alabama. She also serves as a board member for a Birmingham neighborhood non-profit youth sports team. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys cooking and spending time with her family & children.