Hannah M. Shafsky

Hannah Shafsky joined the Shannon Jones Law Group as an attorney in 2007. Ms. Shafsky's practice focuses on real property disputes, land use issues, and construction matters. Ms. Shafsky obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1996. She graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2001. At Hastings, Ms. Shafsky was the editor-in-chief of the Hastings West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. She co-authored "Environmental Justice: A Survey of State Responses," which was published in West-Northwest in 2002. During law school, Ms. Shafsky also had an externship at the Office of the California Attorney General, Natural Resources Division. Before joining the Shannon Jones Law Group, Ms. Shafsky practiced for five years at a large international law firm, focusing on business litigation, and environmental and products liability matters. Ms. Shafsky has also been active in the Lawyers in the Library pro bono program administered through the Alameda County Bar Association and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Educating for Justice program. In 2005, Ms. Shafsky achieved permanent asylum status for a pro bono client and her children who were victims of domestic abuse in their home country of El Salvador. Ms. Shafsky is a member of the Real Estate Section of the California Bar Association. 2009 Annual Report 23