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Areas of Practice:
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D.(magna cum laude), 2004
University of Indianapolis, B.A. (Psychology, summa cum laude), 2001
Bar & Court Admissions:
Since 2004, Shannon Sheppard has concentrated her practice in the area of commercial real estate transactions. Before joining Smolker, Bartlett, Loeb, Hinds, & Sheppard P.A., Ms. Sheppard practiced law at an “AmLaw 100” law firm in Atlanta, Georgia and worked in-house for a public REIT. Ms. Sheppard represents developers in the acquisition, disposition, financing, development and leasing of office, retail and industrial properties, single-family subdivisions and multi-family developments. She also represents borrowers and lenders in acquisition, construction and permanent financing transactions. She has significant experience in forming real estate businesses, including joint ventures.
Professional & Community Involvement:
The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section
Advisory Committee, Post HOPE Foundation, Inc., Past Member
Awards & Recognitions:
Managing Editor, Mercer Law Review
Co-Author with Joseph B. Bartlett, Commercial Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements: Basic Principles and Practice Points. State Bar of Georgia Real Property Law Section Newsletter (Summer 2008).
Lapides: Striking a Balance between State Sovereignty and Fairness to Individual Littigants? 54 Mercer L. Rev. 1741 (2003).