Women of Excellence

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Shawn Renée Kennon

Title: Assistant Public Defender
Industry: Legal
Type of Organization: Law Office
Major Product/Service: Providing legal services to the County
Expertise: 30 years experience; 24 years with current office; Responsible for criminal defense gross misdemeanors; Previously worked juvenile cases, employment and labor law and family law; Served as Special Assistant Attorney General appointed by the Attorney General Hubert H. Humphrey III, 1984; Admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals, 1988
Geographic Area of Distribution: Hennepin County, Minnesota
Affiliations: Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers; Minnesota State Bar Association; Links
University/Degree: B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Political Science, Brown University, 1981; J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1984
Hobbies/Sports: Dining out, volunteering, book club, dancing, theatre