WORK EXPERIENCE:(Military,Law Enforcement, Legal)__________
The Law Firm of Shannon Briley-Holmes and Associates December 1, 2013- Present
Title: Managing Attorney
Nature of Experience: Law Firm specializing in Criminal law, Family law, and Immigration with offices in Fayette County and Cobb County, GA.
Deming Parker Hoffman Campbell and Daly November 15, 2012- Present
Nature of Experience: Successfully litigated numerous criminal and civil cases, specializing in administrative employment hearings and criminal defense trial work. Gained experience with rules of evidence, opening statements, closing arguments, direct and cross examinations and depositions. Drafted Criminal and Civil appeals within the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit Court of appeals.
Enotah Judicial Circuit
Title: Public Defender February 1, 2011-November 15, 2012
Successfully litigated numerous criminal cases, including Motions to Suppress, trial work, and other various courtroom and research experience associated with indigent criminal defense.
City of Atlanta Police Department November 2, 2004- December 6, 2010
Title: Police Officer and Police Policy Writer
Nature of Experience: Scored number one on the Police Sergeant promotional exam out of 400 other applicants. Served as a patrol officer and first responder in high crime area of Atlanta which included conducting preliminary investigations, making arrests, securing warrants, and ocassional undercover work. Wrote department policy and crime fighting agenda as direct assistant for the Deputy Police Chief and prepared presentations for the Mayor of Atlanta.
Georgia Innocence Project December 18, 2008- April 22, 2009
Nature of Experience: Researched files of inmates for the discovery of potentially post conviction DNA evidence which may serve to exonerate the accused.
United States Marine Corps June 6, 1998- July 7, 2002
Title: United States Marine Non-Commissioned Officer
Nature of Experience: Supervised over 30 junior marines in the acquisition of high dollar aircraft parts for fixed wing aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station New River, NC.
John Marshall Law School August, 2006-May 2010
Degree Earned: J.D.
Hebrew University, Jerusalem Campus January 2009
Course Taken: Inter-Religious Conflict Mediation, Study Abroad
Degree Earned: Certificate
Campbell University May 2002-August 2005
Major: Social Sciences (Graduated Cum Laude).
Degree Earned: Bachelor of Science
City of Atlanta Police Academy December 2004-May 2005
Courses Taken: Basic POST requirements, Advanced Criminal Procedures,
Active Shooter course, Terrorism awareness.
Degree Earned: Georgia POST certification maintained for 6 years
CERTIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS_________________________________________________
Member of State Bar of Georgia
Cobb County Bar Association
Atlanta Bar Association
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Georgia POST Certification
Certified Hostage Negotiator