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My practice is limited to family law matters, including divorce, equitable distribution, qualified domestic relations orders, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, and protective orders.  


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
    11 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    11 years
  3. Alimony: 25%
    11 years
  4. Child Support: 15%
    11 years



Hourly ($300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Wyatt Jackson Taylor

    Shannon is an excellent attorney. She is very thorough in her preparation and a strong advocate for her clients. She is very reasonable and works with opposing counsel to resolve as many issues as possible as amicably as possible.


    Wyatt Taylor Child support Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Richard Allen Friedman II

    Ms. Otto is an asset to the legal community. She fights hard for her clients in court, yet is willing to resolve issues when opposing parties are reasonable.


    Richard Friedman Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Locke & Quinn

4928 W. Broad Street
P.O. Box 11708
Richmond, VA, 23230


VAAuthorized to practice law200403/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLocke & Quinn2005 - Present
Law ClerkHenrico County Circuit Court2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Henrico County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
City of Richmond Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Metro Richmond Family Law Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Richmond Bar Association, Bench Bar ConferenceThird Party Custody and Visitation Petitions2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000