Stephanie Shannon

Associate Attorney

Colorado Springs divorce attorney Stephanie ShannonFamily law cases involve some of the most important issues in a person’s life. That is exactly why Colorado Springs divorce attorney Stephanie Shannon chooses to practice.

“If someone comes to me as a client in a family law case, they are most likely in a difficult and painful situation that can quickly escalate,” Ms. Shannon said. “As their attorney, I have the privilege of helping them through an emotional and overwhelming process in a calm and reasoned way.”

Ms. Shannon is intensely dedicated to each of her clients. She takes however much time is needed to listen to their wants, concerns, and needs, and does whatever she can to advocate for their interests throughout the legal process.

“I am always honest and open with them about their case – about both the strengths and the weaknesses,” Ms. Shannon said.

Ms. Shannon emphasizes that, first and foremost, the attorney and client need to function as a team. She understands her clients are trusting her with some of the most important and fundamental things in their lives. With that comes a number of inevitable ups and downs.

“I tell my clients that family law cases can be extremely emotional and quickly escalate,” she said. “It’s important to take a breath, stay reasonable, and keep focused on what is important to you.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Shannon is licensed to practice in Colorado and Nevada.


Ms. Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from The Colorado College. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Shannon worked at legal aid and handled family law, criminal law, housing, public benefits, and tribal law cases.



“Stephanie Shannon is fantastic. She has kept me fully informed, and the office was very helpful and supportive through this process. “


“Stephanie Shannon did exceptionally well. She is a good attorney; very professional.  [She] kept me in the loop on things and would call just to check and make sure I understood everything. I have only praise for her and her services.”


“Stephanie has been very attentive to my needs and made the whole process very stress free. She has been helpful in the advice she has given me in regards to my case, helping me make the best decisions for what matters to me. Stephanie is very mindful of providing me with options as far as financial and personal matters, many of which were things I was not aware of beforehand.”


“The lawyers at Cordell & Cordell have excellent communication … Stephanie has gone above and beyond the already excellent level of service that Cordell & Cordell provides. All around a great experience.”


“… If I had to do this all over again, 100% I’d go back to Stephanie. She was very timely with responses, and I had complete access to her. I really appreciated that! The whole firm was extremely user-friendly. I was very happy with my experience!”


“Stephanie is incredible.  She is honestly the best. I couldn’t have asked for better.”


“Stephanie’s ability to deal with a grown man crying in her office and understanding how to deal with me, along with her bedside manner, has been phenomenal.  She is an absolutely amazing and caring attorney.  …  She has such a professional demeanor. … She has a legitimate and caring concern about her clients.  I can’t thank her enough for that.”