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Shanna McCann

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Bridgeton, NJ

Chance & McCann, LLC
201 West Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856-451-9100
Fax: 856-455-5227
Email: Shanna McCann
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2018
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2004
Practice Areas: General Litigation (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Civil Rights (20%), Criminal Defense (20%), State, Local & Municipal (20%), Administrative Law (10%)

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Attorney Profile

SHANNA MCCANN: is an associate attorney practicing general litigation at the Law Firm of Chance & McCann with offices in Bridgeton and Woodstown. After graduating from Widener University School of Law, and before working at Chance & McCann, Shanna clerked in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for both a District and Magistrate Judge. Shanna is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and is: a former Trustee to the NJSBA from Salem County.

About Shanna McCann

First Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.chancemccann.com/attorneys.asp

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Wills For Heroes                  2008-2015  Prisoner Reentry                  2014-present

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • New Jersey Certified Municipal  Court Law Attorney            2016-2021         

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey State Bar Association Board of Trustees:             Trustee from Salem County: 5/2016-5/2018            Trustee from Salem County: 5/2014-5/2016            Trustee from Salem County: 5/2012-5/2014              New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”):Immediate Past Chair: 5/2015-5/2016 Chair: 5/2014-5/2015             Attended ABA Leadership Conference- Chicago, IL. 3/12-3/14/14            In addition to running the day-to-day activities of the YLD during my year as  chair the following events were organized with the help of other YLD members:Fundraising for Lawyers Feeding New Jersey, Organized YLD Legal Quizzo Game, organized YLD Tubing Down the Delaware, Organized Holiday Party(Brew Ho Ho), Organized Far Hills Races Tailgate event, Organized Wills for Heroes events, Organized New Attorney Day, Organized “How to Tuesdays”  Lectures and other lectures on various practice areas geared toward young or  new attorneys, YLD Earth Day Beach Cleanup, YLD Run/Walk, NJ Multiple  Professionals Multi-Group Mixers, Prisoner Re-Entry Symposium,  YLD Hike    and Picnic, YLD Second Annual Symposium, Smoke Out (cigar lounge mixer),   YLD Symposium about going into large firms v/ small firms, YLD Heath and  Wellness Series, Kick of Barbeque, YLD Hospitality and Party Annual MeetingVice-Chair: 5/13-5/14 Treasurer: 5/2012 -5/2013 Secretary: 5/2011-5/2012 District Representative from Gloucester/Cumberland/Salem 2007-2011              New Jersey State Bar Association Committees/YLD Committees:Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Advertising and Attorney Fees 3/2018-5/2018Contract Review Committee: 5/2014-5/2015Bylaws and Resolutions CommitteeNominating Committee: 12 /2014-01/2015 Prisoner Re-Entry Committee for Prisoner Re-Entry Training Symposium 9/2014-1/2015 Election Committee: 5/2012-5/2021 Meetings and Planning Committee (“MAP”): 5/2011-5/2016 Animal Law Committee Member and Trustee Liaison: 5/2014-5/2018 Ad Hoc Committee for Continuing Legal Education: 2008-2009 Young Lawyers Division or Salem County Delegate General Council:  2008-2015 Wills for Heroes: 2008 –2015 - organizer and volunteer Young Lawyers Division Awards Committee 2012            Salem County Bar Association President: 1/2015-1/2016  Member/organizer Salem County Due-Diligence Committee Vice-President:  1/2014- 1/2015Treasurer: 1/2013 -1/2014 Secretary: 1/2012-1/2013Prior County Judicial Procurement and Appointments Committee (“JPAC”); 2010  Co-Coordinator of the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition, 2010-2012 (see newspaper article attached)            Cumberland County Bar Association, Member, Prior Nuts and Bolts (Pre-mandatory CLE) Committee: 2008-2009

Educational Background

  • Wake Forest Univeristy, BA, 2000

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Recipient of the NJSBA Young Lawyers Division Award for Service to the Community, 2011

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • lectured for NJSBA and Judicial College, Ethics of Social Media, 2012
  • lecture for NJSBA, Ethical Marketing in Municipal Court, 2016
  • lecture for NJSBA, Should I Take That Case-Avoiding or Dealing with Challenging Clients, 2017
  • lecture for NJSBA, Ethical Advertising for Your Practice, 2017
  • lecture for National Business Institute , Find it Fast and Free on the Net, 2013
  • lecture for NJSBA Annual Meeting, “Did they really ask me that? Employment Empowerment, 2014
  • lecture for YLD/NJSBA, Understanding Drivers Abstracts, 2017

Honors/Awards

  • Community service in the field of animal law, Service to the Community, New Jersey State Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division, 2012
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Office Location for Shanna McCann

201 West Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Last Updated: 3/15/2021

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