Shannon has 14 years of legal experience. After receiving her B.A. in Political Science and Paralegal Studies at the Mississippi University for Women in 2001, Shannon worked as a Legislative Liaison for the Mississippi Governor’s Office until 2004. Shannon has since served as a paralegal at Burr & Forman LLP, where she worked for several years with Dorsey; then Copeland Cook Taylor & Bush, P.A.; and Musgrove/Smith Law.