Shannon M. Bio is a Central Coast native – born in San Luis Obispo, raised in the Five Cities and an Arroyo Grande High School alumna. Shannon graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and thereafter received a paralegal degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Shannon obtained her law degree from the Santa Barbara College of Law, graduating in the top 5% of her class. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2011.
Prior to attending law school, Shannon began her legal career as a law clerk with a firm specializing in workers’ compensation defense. With a growing interest in criminal law, Shannon thereafter worked as an assistant private investigator and handled a variety of high profile, colorful criminal matters during her tenure.
In September 2004, Shannon transitioned from investigator to civil litigation paralegal, assisting on a variety of cases, many of which were taken to trial. These included personal injury actions, elder abuse cases and real property disputes. After her admission to the State Bar, Shannon became an attorney with Frederick Law Firm where she handled a variety of cases, taking many of them through trial.
Shannon serves as the Membership Chair for the San Luis Obispo Women Lawyers Association and has been extensively involved with the annual fundraising events hosted by San Luis Obispo County Bar Association.
Shannon is married and has two young children.
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Ms. Bio possesses extensive knowledge of estate planning, civil litigation, business matters, and civil litigation. Ms. Bio is well-respected by her peers in the legal community, as well as the Court. She has considerable experience in litigating matters in the Court and any client can expect to have a zealous advocate who will approach their matter with reason and honesty. I endorse this lawyer.
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|Associate Attorney||Toews & Murphy, Inc.||2013 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Frederick Law Firm||2011 - 2013|
|Paralegal||Law Offices of Jacqueline Vitti Frederick||2004 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Luis Obispo County Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|San Luis Obispo County Women Lawyers Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|California Women Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|Lawyer Referral and Information Service||Committee Member||2014 - 2014|
|San Luis Obispo County Women Lawyers Association||Membership Chair||2012 - 2014|
|Santa Barbara College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of California - Santa Barbara||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|