Attorney Profiles

Shannon Howley

Rochester, New York

phone (585) 286-760-8723
fax (585) 454-5066
email Email Me

Shannon understands that divorce and other family disputes can be complex, stressful and emotionally charged for many clients. With a background in both law and social work, Shannon has the knowledge and ability to give clients sound and thorough counsel in matrimonial and family law matters. When negotiating on behalf of clients, Shannon is results-oriented and knows how to tailor her legal strategy to a client's unique family needs. She is skilled in both reaching amicable solutions through negotiation and in litigating matters to protect her client's rights. Shannon focuses on divorce, separation, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support, guardianship, domestic violence orders, wills, estate planning, personal injury, and other matters affecting individuals and families in the greater Rochester and Buffalo areas.

Areas of Practice:

  • Matrimonial/Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions:

  • New York


  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, 2015
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
    • Pro Bono Scholar
    • Honors: SUNY Buffalo Law Alumni Association GOLD Group Award; CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Excellent Achievement in the Women, Children, and Social Justice Clinic
  • University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 2014
    • Master of Social Work
    • Honors: Provost Scholarship Award
  • Niagara University, 2011
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude
    • Honors: University Honors Program and Presidential Scholarship

Professional Associations:

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity