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Shannon is a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of KBM. Her law practice encompasses civil rights litigation, employment litigation, labor law, school law, public records act litigation, and wrongful death and personal injury defense. She represents governmental agencies, schools, fire districts, police agencies, and their employees; as well as private corporations and citizens. Shannon has represented her clients in over 60 jury and bench trials in federal and state courts and labor arbitrations. She has also expertly represented her clients before the Washington state Court of Appeals and Supreme Court as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a further, integral part of her law practice, Shannon investigates potential claims and provides guidance to her clients on litigation avoidance strategies.
Prior to joining Keating, Bucklin & McCormack, Inc., P.S.,Shannon was a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corp where she served for over five years as a Senior Prosecuting Attorney, a Senior Torts Attorney, Chief of Military Justice, and a Military Magistrate.
Shannon has represented her clients in over 50 jury and bench trials as well as multiple labor arbitrations, licensing board reviews, civil service commission hearings, and inquest trials. Below is a selection of her representative cases.
April 2017, Labor and employment update, presented by the Pacific Northwest Ski Area Association, in Bend, Oregon.
October 2016, Legal updates and training for 911 communications officials and employees, WA APCO-NENA Fall Forum, in Spokane, Washington.
September 2016, “Law Enforcement Liability Update,” presented by the Washington Cities Insurance Authority at the Washington Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien, Washington.
September 2016, “Law Enforcement Liability Update,” presented by the Washington Cities Insurance Authority in Kennewick, Washington.
Gordon S., Seattle, WA