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Mr. Jackson is a highly accomplished and results-oriented Business Attorney & Instructor with over thirty years of broad-based sales/business development and marketing experience.

His private practice includes business development and legal compliance issues for general corporations, close corporations and Limited Liability Companies. He has assisted multiple clients on legal formation, compliance and business structure, systemic development, strategic business growth and both National & International negotiations.

There is no substitute for experience…. Mr. Jackson has been a business owner for over 33 years, a business consultant for 21 years and a Business Development Attorney for 12 years. Call or email today to see how successful your business can truly be.



His experience includes consulting and transactional business development both in private practice and with various Community Chambers. His private practice includes business development and resolution of compliance issues for general corporations, close corporations and Limited Liability Companies. He has assisted multiple clients on legal formation, compliance and business structure, systemic development, strategic business growth and both National & International negotiations.

Written, Designed and Implemented multiple Business Plans

Instructor (Contracts, Business Organizations & Negotiation)

Designed & Implemented multiple Systemic & Strategic Marketing Plans.

Worked with the Target Corporation and Vendors for nationwide expansion.

National and International Business Contract Development & Negotiation

Worked with National Animal Rights Non-Profit Organization



Mr. Jackson has a demonstrated history of sound judgment and effective decision-making abilities with a distinction for managing high-level negotiations among senior management while achieving mutual and workable solutions to complex problems and profitable projects.


Negotiated multiple Licensor/Licensee Contracts in the United States.

Negotiated Contracts with Principals in South Africa, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Beijing, Belgium, Canada & United Arab Emirates.

Negotiated Intellectual Property Agreements with national companies



Business Development Training (a 7-12 week course)

Workshop Instructor “Today’s Business Law”, “Negotiation Strategies for            Success”, “Choosing your Legal Entity”

Business Development Trainer; teaching entrepreneurs to be more successful.


" Within a month of finishing his introductory class my income had doubled. I have been recommending your class to every business person I come into contact with… Thank you."



He has developed successful businesses for over 30 years with in-depth experience in manufacturing, retail and employee development skills. He is an astute, results-oriented leader with proven success in managing retail teams and achieving profitability within 90 days of the commencement of the venture.


ï‚·        Owned & Operated Wholesale/Retail/Manufacturing Businesses since 1975.

ï‚·        Developed Successful Business Teams

ï‚·        Sales Training & Business Development for National Manufacturer

ï‚·        Board of Directors: Rohnert Park Chamber of Commerce


"It is not often that I feel compelled to send a message of thanks to someone who has done a service for me, but I feel that you have really stepped up and gave more than what was expected throughout the process…. You were patient, compassionate, and professional. Thank you!"



My unique background as a 33-year business owner, as a former family therapist, as a sales development trainer for a national manufacturer, as a Business Instructor & Consultant and as a Business Development Attorney offers a practical, systemic, strategic and unique approach to BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT for your company.


By Grace...

Shawn Jackson ESQ.



Practice Areas


  1. Business: 50%
    18 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
    18 years
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
    18 years



Hourly ($180-270/hour)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Adam Paul Eberts

    Mr. Jackson is a very smart, personable, and ethical attorney who puts his clients' needs first. I endorse him and am always happy to refer to him.


    Adam Eberts Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I endorse this lawyer for always putting the clients needs first.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

979 Golf Course Drive, #300
Rohnert Park, CA, 94928



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCalifornia Business Development Center2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw & Mediation Center2002 - 2009
AttorneyLaw & Business Development Center1997 - 2002
OwnerGolden Sun Inc1977 - 1998
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rebuilding TogetherBoard of Directors2011 - Present
Independent Business LeadersBoard of Directors2009 - 2011
Cotati Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2009 - 2009
Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster IncubatorBoard of Business Mentors2009 - 2011
Rohnert Park Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2008 - 2010
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Equipment Leasing DisputeCase settled for $100,000.00 instead of the alleged $360,000.00
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Publication NameTitleDate
North Bay Biz MagazineHow Business Smart Are You2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Empire Coll SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
California St Univ SonomaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Citrus Junior CollegeEnglish & Humanities/PsychologyAssociates of Arts1973
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Business in the 21st CenturyVirtual Networking2011
SMBC IncubatorBusiness Development2010
BluePrint For SuccessLegal Entity Compliance2009