Shannan de Jesús joins the firm as a litigation associate, after working for the Larimer County Justice Center for over four years. There, she worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Dave Williams (retired) and the Honorable Michelle Brinegar, assisting with numerous trials and cases involving claims of construction defects, dissolution of business, and others.
Before moving to Colorado, Shannan lived in the South and New England. She earned her J.D. and LL.M. in Intellectual Property from Franklin Pierce Law Center in New Hampshire (now the University of New Hampshire School of Law). During her studies at FPLC, Shannan studied comparative intellectual property law at a summer program in Cork, Ireland; externed for the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office; and represented small businesses as a student attorney through the Intellectual Property Clinic.
After graduating from law school, she worked as a staff attorney for the First Circuit of Florida courts; as an attorney ad litem for Lawyers for Children America; and on various pretrial and real estate matters for firms in Florida. She is admitted to practice in Colorado and Florida.
Shannan recently served on the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Board for the Town of Windsor, supports CASA of Larimer County and the Northern Colorado food banks, and looks forward to being more involved in the community. She is also a member of the Larimer County Women’s Bar Association, the Colorado Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.