Shannon Stein

Experience on your side.


Shannon Stein is committed to providing you with top notch legal support. She approaches every client with
a focus on
integrity, advocacy, and understanding.
​She'll will work with you to help you achieve
the results you want.


 Shannon has been practicing Family Law since she graduated from Michigan State University Law School in 2001. She practices in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Santa Cruz and other counties upon request. She has experience with dissolutions, mediations, paternity, child custody, child support, spousal support, juvenile dependency, premarital agreements, high asset cases, step-parent adoptions, guardianships, and restraining orders. Shannon is able to represent you for your entire case, or as limited scope representation. Shannon also is willing to be a consulting attorney, should you decide to represent yourself. Shannon is very active in the Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA). She served as President in 2011, President- Elect in 2010, Treasurer in 2009 and as the Chair of the Family Law Section Committee in 2008. She remains very active and has served as a leader in the Family Law Section Committee, Women Lawyers Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee. Shannon previously served as Chair of the Barrister’s Section from 2004 through 2007. Shannon was given the honor of receiving the Barristers Award for 2008. She is also on the Amicus Committee of the Silicon Valley Legal Services, the Bench-Bar-Media Police and Media Committee, is active in the Junior League of Palo Alto & Menlo Park, a member of the Sunnyvale-Cupertino Bar Association, William Ingram American Inn of Court, Haddassah, and participates in other community organizations.

​Shannon has been nominated for KRON 4 Best of the Bay multiple times. She was chosen as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2011, 2012 and 2013.

She teaches many continuing education classes for lawyers, as well as, community classes for Adult Education in Sunnyvale, California.

​Prior to opening up her own firm, Shannon worked as
an Associate at one of the premier Family Law firms, Hammer and Jacobs, and as an Associate at Sayar Fausto, LLP.

Professional Education:
B.A. University of California, San Diego
​ M.A. Brandeis University

J.D. Cum Laude, Michigan State University

We're here for you —  providing Family Law services, including litigation
​and mediation, in Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda Counties.