Shannon I. Wilson attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on a four-year athletic scholarship, and graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice in 2001.
She then attended Northwestern Law School at Lewis & Clark, graduating in 2005 with a certificate in Criminal Law and Procedure and the coveted Judge Robert E. Jones award for outstanding litigation performance.
From early 2006 to late 2007, Shannon served as Staff Attorney to the Juvenile Rights Project,
Conducting dependency or delinquency proceedings on behalf of youth, children, and parents. She has also served as both legal assistant and co-counsel to Frank Wall, whose practice specializes in landlord-tenant issues. She opened her own practice at the Northwest Law Office in 2009. Her practice focuses primarily upon criminal defense, and representation of tenants in disputes with landlords. She has family members serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and offers special discounts and services to military service members.
Out of the courtroom, Shannon has been highly involved in Women’s Professional Football, as a founding board member and player for the Portland Fighting Fillies, and as a player for the Portland Shockwave.