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Shannon H.P. Ward

Shannon H.P. Ward

The Aarons Law Firm
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury
  • California
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Shannon H.P. Ward is a Partner and Trial Lawyer at The Aarons Law Firm located in Encino, California, where she specializes in sexual harassment and assault cases, as well as handling the firm’s wrongful termination, discrimination, and retaliation cases.

Shannon has been asked to participate as a speaker and moderator for several professional legal seminars in Los Angeles, and actively participates in planning educational events for other attorneys through the Consumer Attorneys’ Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), where she is a member of the Education Committee and the Vice Chair of the Law Student Outreach Committee. Shannon has been named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017, 2018, and 2019, and was selected as a Top Women Attorneys Rising Star by Los Angeles Magazine in 2018 and 2019. Shannon was also a Finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California’s (CAOC) Street Fighter of the Year award in 2017.

Shannon received her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law. While attending law school, she participated in both Moot Court and Trial Advocacy competitions, on the local and national levels. Shannon also worked in the Asylum and Refugee Clinic for a year, successfully winning her client’s asylum appeal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was a Dean’s Scholar recipient all three years of law school, and upon graduation, Shannon was presented with the Order of the Barristers Award for excellence in oral advocacy. She also received CALI Awards for receiving the highest marks in specific courses.

Prior to law school, Shannon graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from California State University, Chico. She also received a Certificate in Forensic Identification and a Certificate in Forensic Archaeology.

Shannon is licensed to practice law in all California courts, and local federal district courts.

Education
Pepperdine University School of Law
J.D.
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California State University - Chico
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Associate
The Aarons Law Firm
- Current
Adjunct Professor
Pepperdine University School of Law
- Current
Attorney
Taylor Blessey LLP
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Law Clerk
The Law Offices of Sharon Appelbaum
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Research Assistant
Pepperdine University School of Law
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Summer Associate
Taylor Blessey LLP
Student Counsel Advocate, Pepperdine University Asylum Clinic
Law Office of Brigit G. Alvarez, A Professional Corporation
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Certifications
Forensic Identification
California State University, Chico
Forensic Archaeology
California State University, Chico
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2017, 2018, 2019
Top Women Attorneys Rising Star
Los Angeles Magazine
2018, 2019
Professional Associations
State Bar of California
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles
Member
Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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United States District Court for Central District of California
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Shannon H.P. Ward's Website Profile
Website
The Aarons Law Firm Website
Contact & Map
The Aarons Law Firm
16000 Ventura Blvd
#850
Encino, CA 91436
USA
Telephone: (818) 794-9250
Fax: (818) 302-2072