Shannon is Florida Bar Board Certified in Appellate Practice. A Partner with Clarke Silverglate, Shannon has over 18 years of experience in appellate practice and complex litigation matters in both civil and criminal courts. With advanced degrees in both psychology and accounting, Shannon is equally adept with words and numbers. And as a lawyer who graduated in the top 3.5% of her law school class, Shannon thrives on complex legal and factual issues. The more intricate the problem, the better Shannon likes it.
Shannon handles appeals and complex litigation matters, including class action defense, commercial litigation, employment law, and insurance coverage. She also provides extensive litigation and trial support to the Firm, including the preparation of dispositive motions, motions in limine, jury instructions as well as attendance at charge conferences and trial to ensure the preservation of the record for appeal.
Before joining Clarke Silverglate, Shannon worked in the appellate and litigation support division of a statewide full-service civil defense law firm for seven years. Before that, Shannon was an Assistant Public Defender in the Appellate Division of the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. She began her career working for Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. as a Staff Attorney and the Coordinator of the Tax Clinic.
Shannon has practiced before the Florida Supreme Court, all five Florida District Courts of Appeal, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (11th Circuit), and the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. Throughout her career as an Appellate Attorney, she has prepared more than 180 appellate briefs and extraordinary writs, including briefing seven cases on the merits before the Florida Supreme Court. She has also presented more than 50 arguments before the Florida District Courts of Appeal and four oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court.
Shannon has additionally presented and co-presented over 25 educational seminars to client and client-advocate groups on housing and personal income tax issues.
Significant Appellate Wins
Significant Trial Court Wins