Shannon M. Puopolo
Stockholder - Fort Myers Office

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Shannon Puopolo concentrates her business litigation in the area of real estate litigation. Specifically, she handles matters including title insurance claims, creditors' rights in bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings, actions by third party purchasers in foreclosure, lien and tax deed sales. Shannon also handles partnership disputes, trust modification litigation, association law matters, lien foreclosures, reforeclosures, lien collection matters, residential and commercial evictions and ejectment proceedings. She is admitted to practice in Florida state court, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

Shannon contributes to the firm's Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate blog and her recent posts, include:

Shannon has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of business litigation for six consecutive years (2012-2017), which recognizes the top 2.5% of young attorneys in the State.

Prior to joining Henderson Franklin’s commercial litigation division, Shannon served as a summer associate in 2008. Prior to her summer associate position, she also worked as a law clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office in Fort Myers, Florida. While attending law school, Shannon participated in the “Put Something Back” pro bono bankruptcy clinic through the Miami-Dade County Bar Association. Before graduating cum laude from the University of Miami, she was recognized for her efforts as an active member of the Moot Court Board, including being the overall winner and best brief recipient for the C. Clyde Atkins Fall Advanced Moot Court Competition. Shannon was also recognized as a quarter-finalist at the Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition held annually at St. John's University School of Law in Queens, New York and co-sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute. 

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Shannon is active in her local community. She was elected and serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Guardian ad Litem Foundation - 20th Judicial Circuit and is the past President of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers' Division. Shannon also serves on the Lee County Bar Association's Board of Directors and is chairperson of its Golf Tournament Committee. She also dedicates her time as a student mentor for the Take Stock in Children Program through the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, and is on the Scholarship Committee for the Alumnae Panhellenic of Lee County. Shannon has also coached the Cypress Lake High School Mock Trial teams, and judged the Ave Maria School of Law Moot Court Competition.

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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 2005
  • Law Degree: University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
  • Admission to The Florida Bar 2009

  

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