Shannon Wise is a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm and works on the firm’s medical malpractice team. Shannon was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and attended Centennial High School. After high school, Shannon obtained her Nevada Property and Casualty Insurance License and began working for a well-known insurance company. After seeing how the insurance company treated clients, she decided she wanted to help people fight insurance companies to receive the compensation they deserve.
Shannon graduated with High Distinction from The Pennsylvania State University in 2013, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society and a Minor in Political Science. Shannon then graduated magna cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2017.
While in law school, Shannon was an Articles Editor for the Nevada Law Journal, the Vice President of the Animal Legal Defense Society, the Vice President of the Nevada Justice Association, a member of Phi Alpha Delta, and a member of the Society of Scholars. She received a CALI Award for earning the highest grade in the class for: Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Domestic Violence, Sales and Leases, Remedies, Pre-Trial Litigation-Civil, and Trial Advocacy. Shannon was also awarded the Community Service Program-Outstanding Student Award as well as the Dean’s Honor List.
While in law school, Shannon began working for Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as a Law Clerk. After graduating from law school, she was hired by Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as an attorney.
In her spare time, Shannon enjoys volunteering at local animal rescues. She also enjoys spending time with her dogs.
Pennsylvania State University (2013), B.A. Law and Society, Political Science (Minor)
UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law (2017) - magna cum laude, J.D.
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2020 Mountain States Rising Star - Super Lawyers Magazine