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Shannon Brewer

Shannon Brewer
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Current Employment Senior Attorney, Hill & Ponton, P.A. Prior Employment: Attorney, Patrice Boyes, P.A. Area of Practice: Veterans Disability Law Bar Admissions: Florida Bar U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Bar Association Memberships: Florida Bar Association Orange County Bar Association Education: Mississippi State University, BA Cum Laude University of Florida School of Law, JD Memberships: National Organization of Veteran’s Advocates Recent Speaking Engagements: Overview of Veterans Benefits Claims for Federal Bar conference Combat Veterans in the Criminal Justice System Jacksonville FL VA Service Connected Compensation for Florida Bar CLE Veterans’ Benefits Claims: Leveling the Playing Field West Palm Beach, FL Ethical Questions in Practicing VA Law for National Organization of Veterans Advocates Spring Conference Pittsburgh, PA Enhancing Client VA Benefits for Florida Bar CLE Webinar Awards: Book Award in Legal Research and Writing, UF School of Law Book Award in Legal Drafting, UF School of Law Personal Note: Shannon is the daughter of a U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant and a high school English teacher and was born on MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida. While attending law school, she worked as a teaching assistant for legal writing classes. She was a member of the University of Florida Law Review and published a case note on the Florida Privacy Amendment. She enjoyed practicing land use and environmental law for several years after law school but felt called to serve our veteran population and changed her practice area to veterans disability law. Shannon lives in Orlando with her husband and two sons.

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