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Shannon Bio

Shannon Bio

Toews Law Group, Inc.
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Tax Law
  • California
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Biography

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 joined Toews Law Group, Inc. in September 2013 and has focused her area of practice on estate planning and trust administration.

Shannon is married and has two young children.

Education
Santa Barbara College of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.S. (2002) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Partner
Toews Law Group, Inc.
- Current
Associate Attorney
Toews & Murphy, Inc.
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Associate Attorney
Frederick Law Firm
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Paralegal
Law Offices of Jacqueline Vitti Frederick
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Assistant Private Investigator
Sims & Associates Investigations
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Clerk
Stockwell Harris Widom & Woolverton
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Professional Associations
San Luis Obispo County Bar Associate - Trust and Estate Section
Committee Member
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San Luis Obispo County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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State Bar of California  # 275401
Member
- Current
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Women Lawyers Association of San Luis Obispo
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 275401
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Many of our estate planning documents are prepared on a flat fee basis.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Estate Planning
    Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Estate Tax Planning, Property Taxes, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Area
  • Trust Administration
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Toews Law Group, Inc.
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Contact & Map
Toews Law Group, Inc.
1212 Marsh Street
Suite 3
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401
Telephone: (805) 781-3645