Shannon Duane, Esq.
Prior to joining SwedelsonGottlieb, Shannon practiced civil litigation with an emphasis in real property, consumer, collections, and disability law. In June of 2000, Shannon attended University of California, San Diego, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre, with an emphasis on acting and playwriting, and a minor in European History.
After earning her law degree from Western State University, College of Law in May of 2003, Shannon was admitted to the California Bar in January of 2004. Although she has experience in all stages of litigation, her main area of expertise is legal research and writing at both the trial and appellate court level.
From 2007 through 2010, Shannon was a graduate student at UC Riverside, where she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts degree, with a primary focus on screenwriting and a secondary focus on playwriting. During her time at UC Riverside, Shannon taught freshman composition as a teaching assistant, and has also taught classes at her alma mater, Western State University, College of Law. She has worked as a substitute teacher, both in California and in Iwakuni, Japan, where she lived with her family for several years.
Shannon's hobbies include writing, singing, and acting. In her spare time, she puts her theatre degree to good use by performing in musicals at her local community theatre with her daughter.