Shannon Puopolo concentrates her practice in the area of complex business litigation, with a focus on real estate litigation and creditor’s rights in bankruptcy and state court proceedings. More specifically, she represents companies, financial institutions, and individuals in bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings, alternative finance transactions and usury defense, title insurance claims, lien and tax deed sales, partnership disputes, trust modification litigation, association law matters, collection matters, and residential and commercial eviction proceedings. Shannon 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:
- How the CDC’s Moratorium Could Impact Florida Landlords’ Right to Evict Despite the Expiration of the Florida Moratorium
- Important Update Regarding Florida’s Moratorium on Evictions and Foreclosures
- Can an Association Suspend an Owner’s Right to Use Common Facilities?
- Are Community Associations Required to Provide Financial Reports to Owners?
- Can an Association Collect Assessments Once a Homeowner Files Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
In 2020, Business Observer magazine honored Shannon as one of it’s “40 Under 40” Honorees. She also has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as a “Rising Star” in the field of business litigation for nine consecutive years (2012—2020), which recognizes the top 2.5% of young attorneys in Florida. Naples Illustrated magazine has named her a “Top Lawyer” in business litigation and mortgage banking foreclosure law in years 2018-2020.
Shannon was born and raised in Southwest Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys long-distance running, paddle boarding, and traveling to National Parks with her husband, Nick.
Professional and Civic Affiliations
Shannon is active in her local community and bar association. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Lee County Bar Association Foundation and is the Chair of the Lee County Bar Association’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Shannon is also a Past President of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division. She is also a member of the South Gulf Coast chapter of the Community Association Institute (CAI).
Shannon has also served as a student mentor for the Take Stock in Children Program through the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, chaired the Scholarship Committee for the Alumnae Panhellenic of Lee County, and coached the Cypress Lake High School Mock Trial Team.