Shannon A. Slater, Esquire
Ms. Slater graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University, receiving her B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Psychological and Brain Sciences. While at Hopkins, she also studied Spanish and Russian language while continuing to explore her personal interest in creative writing.
Following graduation Ms. Slater began working at Johns Hopkins Hospital in heart disease research and as a breast cancer clinical research coordinator. For several years Ms. Slater worked with nurses and doctors at Johns Hopkins enrolling breast cancer patients in clinical trials, educating and advocating for patients and their families.
While working full-time Ms. Slater earned her Master’s degree in Governmental Studies from Johns Hopkins University and subsequently attended the University of Baltimore, School of Law, graduating cum laude in May 2015. Moreover, she was actively engaged in a plethora of school opportunities including: teaching first-year law students as a Constitutional Law Scholar, writing for and editing the University of Baltimore Law Forum as both Staff Editor and Executive Board Member, and working as a law faculty research assistant. Finally, while studying for the Bar Examination, Ms. Slater was offered a part-time clerkship with the Office of the Attorney General, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in Baltimore City.
Ms. Slater comes to Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC with an expansive knowledge of not only the law but also medicine as a result of her post graduate studies and employment at Johns Hopkins. She is pleased to be able to put her extensive knowledge of medicine and medical care to use for the benefit of injured victims and their families.
Ms. Slater is a member of the American Association for Justice, Maryland Associaton for Justice, and Maryland State Bar Association.
She is a member of and licensed to practice law in Maryland and represents clients outside of Maryland pro hac vice on a case-by-case basis.