Shannon Schott was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She attended The Bolles School and matriculated to the University of Florida, from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a certification in Public Affairs. She went on to Stetson University College of Law where she interned with a local Personal Injury law firm, an ERISA and Personal Injury law firm in Clearwater, the Attorney General’s Office, Children’s Legal Services Division and the State Attorney’s Office for the 4th and 6th Judicial Circuits. She interned with the Honorable Philip J. Federico in the 6th Judicial Circuit. She received the Blews Pro Bono Award for logging more than 300 hours of service while at Stetson Law, and received a certification in Trial Advocacy.

Shannon has practiced law in Jacksonville since her admittance to the Florida Bar in 2010. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the Middle District of Florida. She has tried more than 30 trials to verdict and represented more than 2000 clients. She has been named an Ultimate Attorney by Jacksonville Business Journal and named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2016-2019.  She was also honored by The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division in 2014-2019 for her pro bono work.


Plata Schott Attorneys & Counselors at Law
September 2014 – Present

Defending Your Rights; Protecting Your Livelihood; Building Your Future. Criminal Defense, Personal Injury Law, Family Law, Wills, Trusts, and Estates, and anything else to help our clients.


Stetson University College of Law
Juris Doctor, (J.D.), Advocacy Certification
2007 – 2010

The University of Florida
Bachelor of Arts, (B.A.), Certificate, Political Science; Public Affairs
2003 – 2007

Licenses & Certifications

Board Certified Specialist
The Florida Bar
Issued July 2017

Volunteer Experience

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
August 2003 – Present

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