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Shannon M. Henson

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Shannon Henson primarily practices in the areas of personal injury and insurance claims arising from property damage to homes or businesses. In her personal injury practice, Shannon dedicates herself to obtaining fair outcomes for her clients who have suffered injuries as the result of automobile accidents, injuries sustained from slipping or falling due to the negligence of others, dog bites, and medical malpractice. She also represents homeowners and business owners in first-party breach of contract and bad faith cases against insurance companies who underpay, delay or deny their insurance claims.

Shannon received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Iowa in 2008. While at Iowa, she also studied English and Spanish and volunteered for numerous political campaigns. After graduating from Iowa, Shannon attended Drake University Law School where she received a Legislative Practice Certificate. She graduated from Drake University Law School in the spring of 2011 and was admitted to practice law in Iowa that fall.

Shannon is a member of the Iowa Association for Justice. She serves on the Executive Council of the IAJ’s New Lawyers Section and is a member of the IAJ Legislative Committee. Shannon is also a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Polk County Bar Association.

Outside of work, Shannon enjoys running outdoors and has participated in numerous marathons. She can also be found practicing yoga at local yoga studios, attending concerts, and cooking in her spare time.

Bar Admissions

Iowa 2011

Northern District of Iowa 2012

Southern District of Iowa 2012

Testimonials

5★ on Lawyers.com, Mar 27, 2018

Anonymous

Shannon went above and beyond with my case, after dealing with a headache of a lawyer before her she made the whole process a breeze! She was always professional, courteous and prompt!

5★ on Google, Aug 17, 2018

Mary L. Young

Very professional law firm. Shannon Henson who represented me as my attorney did an amazing job. She is honest and upfront as well as communicated well via phone and email. I highly recommend her and Hope Law Firm.

Client Testimonials

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    Going through a difficult process is never easy, but Katie was full of advice on how to proceed.

    “She was very professional, explained the steps in the process, and was quick to respond to emails or requests to meet face-to-face.”

    - Sam H.
    She was on-top of the process from start to finish.

    “My divorce included a house, a kid, a few debts, and a possible "battle"... I did my research for lawyers around Des Monies and chose Katie because of the great reviews. She was a great lawyer and did ...”

    - Jessica H.
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    “Attorney Danni Harris was excellent. Great at cross-referencing evidence. Without question, a tough courtroom attorney that put opposition on their heals. Savvy, determined, fought for us. My family ...”

    - David G.
    I couldn't have asked for a better team and I appreciate them so much.

    “Starting a custody case and living through the stress and worry about how things will end up was the worst thing I have ever dealt with. Thankfully, Katie and Shelby were always there when I had ...”

    - Whitney F.
    He was also very fair and flexible with his billing which I was beyond grateful for.

    “Steve represented me in my divorce case that ended up going all the way to trial. Steve helped me get custody of my daughter and child support started. He did a good job communicating with me ...”

    - Tina W.

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