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Shannon Strong

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Shannon L. Strong currently focuses her practice on State, Local and Municipal Litigation. Ms. Strong practiced environmental law for 11 years at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Having been licensed to practice law in Texas since 2001, Ms. Strong has extensive administrative and litigation experience involving environmental, administrative, family, and real estate law. She also worked with the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Customs and Enforcement on a large Freedom of Information Act Project regarding Immigration matters. Ms. Strong was also a licensed real estate agent and has a diverse background including enforcement and compliance, rule-making, and legislative review. Clients have included multinational corporations, utility districts and municipalities in Texas.


Ms. Strong has served and continues to serve on several boards and is active in non-profit activities. An Austin native, Ms. Strong attended the University of Texas where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. She went on to attend St. Mary's University School of Law, where she completed her Doctor of Jurisprudence.


Ms. Strong enjoys advocating for animals, most especially wild horses, being on or near any type of water body, reading biographies, intellectual debate and spending time with her daughter, Marley. She is proficient in Spanish.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: Government
    • Minor: Business Administration and Spanish

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Austin Bar Association, Court Appointed Family Advocates
  • Austin Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association, Animal Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association, Environmental Section
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Austin Board of Realtors

Past Employment Positions

  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 2001-2011
  • JB Goodwin Realtors, 2014-2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • CASA, Travis County, Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Saving the School Scholarship Committee, Reagan Early College High School
  • Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, Vice President
  • Pegasus Equine Guardian Association ("Pega"), Treasurer
  • Beacon Ridge Townhomes Homeowners' Association, President, 2002-2011
  • Austin Pets Alive, Volunteer
  • Humane Society of Central Texas, Volunteer
  • Grace Outreach Family Church

Classes and Seminars

  • Basics of Compliance History, Texas Water Law Conference, September 20, 2003
  • Local Water Planning Workshop for Municipalities and Water Supply Corporations, 2004
  • The Players, The Changing Face of Water Rights Conference, 2004, Co-author of Article and Presentation
  • Texas Ex Parte Policies in Administrative Practice, Author of Article
  • Co-Presenter, Austin Bar Association CLE

Languages

  • English