SHANNA McCANN practices general litigation with her father Kevin McCann at the Law Firm of Chance & McCann with offices in Bridgeton and Woodstown. After graduating from Widener University School of Law, and before becoming an associate attorney at Chance & McCann, Shanna clerked in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for both a United States District Court Judge followed by a clerkship for a United States Magistrate Judge.
Shanna is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, serving on many committees since joining the association in 2005. Shanna was the New Jersey State Bar Association Trustee from Salem County from 2012 -2018 and was the former President of the Salem County Bar Association in 2015.
Shanna also formerly served as Chair of the Young Lawyer’s Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association from 2014-2015 where her major accomplishment as Chair was a prisoner re-entry initiative with New Jersey Re-entry Corporation. Shanna organized a seminar where New Jersey young lawyers were given free legal education credits on issues facing re-entering prisoners in exchange for their commitment to provide pro bono legal services for New Jersey prisoners re-entering society. The partnership between the Young Lawyers Division and New Jersey Re-entry Corporation is still pairing young lawyers with re-entering prisoners.
Shanna has several times been named to the list of Rising Stars of the New Jersey Super Lawyers, and has been the recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyer Award Service to the Community. Shanna has been given a Super Lawyer Designation for 2022.
Shanna is the current Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Bridgeton.
Shanna has lectured on the following subjects for other attorneys seeking continuing legal education credits:
“Did they really ask me that? Employment Empowerment” 2014
“The Ethics of Social Media” 2009/2010/2011
“How to Read Drivers’ Abstracts” 2013
“Find it Fast and Free on the Net” 2013
“Ethical Marketing in Municipal Court” 2016
“Ethical Advertising for Your Practice” 2017
“Should I Take That Case – Avoiding or Dealing with Challenging Clients” 2017
Shanna is a Certified Municipal Court Law Attorney certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Shanna enjoys running, golfing, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.