Shanna's practice focuses on divorce, child custody, visitation, and removal; complex property valuation and division; support orders and modifications; paternity actions; and termination of parental rights. She served for two years as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court in Middlesex, Suffolk, Bristol, and Worcester counties, where she worked on a variety of family law, probate, guardianships, and general equity matters.
With an uncommon ability to manage complex matters without losing sight of important details, Shanna prioritizes clarity and precision in order to minimize the costly results of miscommunication. Combining quantitative analysis and strategic reasoning with communication skills honed as an editor and speechwriter, Shanna ensures that her clients properly understand the issues at stake in their matters so that they can make optimal decisions.
Shanna is a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia Law School, where she was a member of the Journal of Law and Social Problems. She is a member of the Family Law section of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts.