Shannon H.P. WardAssociate
Shannon H.P. Ward joined The Aarons Law Firm in February 2016 as an Associate Attorney. Shannon handles discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases of all kinds, shapes, and sizes.
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 Business Perspectives on Workplace Privacy and Asylum and Refugee Law.
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. Shannon has been a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles since 2012 and is a member of the Diversity Committee for the Consumer Association of California.
In her spare time, Shannon works as an Adjunct Faculty member at Pepperdine University School of Law teaching Honors Trial Practice and working with the Public Counsel doing pro bono asylum cases for unaccompanied minors. She also has two rescue dogs that she adores and who share her love for food, hikes, and beach days.
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
B.A. in Anthropology, California State University, Chico
magna cum laude
United States District Court for Central District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
Consumer Attorney Association of Los Angeles
Consumer Attorneys of California
American Association for Justice
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2017
2017 Street Fighter of the Year Finalist
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018