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Shannon Katherine McDonald

Shannon Katherine McDonald

also known as Shannon K. McDonald

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Practice Areas


  1. Appeals: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Business: 15%
  4. General Practice: 10%
  5. Civil Rights: 5%



Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

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Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Erik Johannes Oblasser

    Shannon is the private appellate advocate that all appeals-clients look for: smart, driven, and able to effectively communicate in writing and in the courtroom. She's not afraid to tackle hard issues, synthesizing them to their very essence, and presenting them successfully on appellate review. Her keen intellect, paired with her passion for appellate work, make her stand out among the competition.


    Erik Oblasser Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Marty L. Oblasser

    Shannon is a fantastic lawyer that takes the time needed to invest in each of her clients. She is extremely intelligent and always willing to go the extra mile.


    Marty Oblasser Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

27 S. Darlington St
Second Floor
West Chester, PA, 19328



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySolo Law Practice2011 - Present
Legal InternAmerican Civil Liberties Union2010 - 2010
Legal ExternAlbany County Circuit Court, Laramie, Wyoming2010 - 2010
Legal ExternDefender Aid Clinic2010 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Chester County Bar Association, Women in the LawN/A2012 - Present
Chester County Bar Association Sole Practioners DivisionN/A2012 - Present
Chester County Bar Association Criminal Defense SectionN/A2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Chester County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Young Lawyers Division, Chester County Bar AsoociationMember2011 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2010 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers DivisionN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming, College of LawLawJuris Doctor2011
University of WyomingBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2008