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Shannon Brooke Schott

Shannon Brooke Schott

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family, Wills & Living Wills, Juvenile, Guardianship

About Me

Shannon Schott was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She attended The Bolles School and matriculated to the University of Florida, from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a certification in Public Affairs. She went on to Stetson University College of Law where she interned with a local Personal Injury law firm, an ERISA law firm in Clearwater, the Attorney General's Office and the State Attorney's Office for the 4th and 6th Judicial Circuits. She received the Blews Pro Bono Award for logging more than 300 hours of service while at Stetson Law, and received a certification in Trial Advocacy.  Shannon has practiced law in Jacksonville since her admittance to the Florida Bar in 2010. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the Middle District of Florida. She has tried more than 30 trials to verdict and represented more than 2000 clients. 


Shannon is actively involved in the legal, civil and philanthropic organizations. She sits on the Board of the Junior League of Jacksonville, is a member of the Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens, Up & Cummers, and serves on the Advisory Board for Alpha Delta Pi sorority at the Jacksonville University. Shannon is alsoVice President of Mentoring for Jacksonville Women Lawyer’s Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Shannon also works with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid regularly.


Languages Spoken: French, English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    5 years, 2.1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Family: 10%
  4. Wills & Living Wills: 5%
  5. Other: 5%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-350/hour), Contingent (20-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Coleman Peter Hengesbach

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Coleman Hengesbach Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dale Christopher Carson

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Dale Carson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Plata Schott Attorneys & Counselors at Law

50 N. Laura Street
Suite 2500
Jacksonville, FL, 32202

The Traffic Knights

37 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL, 32801




FLMember in Good Standing201008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Blews Pro Bono AwardStetson University College of Law2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
KnightThe Traffic Knights, P.A.2015 - Present
PrincipalPlata Schott Attorneys & Counselors at Law2014 - Present
InternLaw Offices of Eric S. Block2010 - 2010
AttorneyOffice Of The Public Defender 4th Circut2010 - 2014


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Junior League of JacksonvilleBoard Member, Legal Counsel2011 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Jacksonville Women Lawyers AssociationVP of Mentoring2010 - Present
Alpha Delta Pi SororityAdvisory Board2003 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Stave v. M.J.Nolle Pros (Drop)
In the Interest of J.N.Guardian Advocacy Achieved
State v. T.C.Not Guilty

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mandarin High SchoolThe Law and You2015
Jacksonville Wedding Vendors Meet UpBusiness Tips for Wedding Professionals2015