Background

Shannon Carey has a passion for the law that runs in the family; she's a fourth generation attorney.  Prior to becoming a trial lawyer, Shannon worked in human resources for 10 years.  She worked in several industries, including a large health care system and a nationally prominent insurance company.  These experiences gave her a thorough understanding of the inner workings of large businesses, providing Shannon a unique perspective when representing her clients.

During her legal career, Shannon and her team have successfully represented individuals and families in complex litigations, including, but not limited to, medical malpractice, wrongful death, dram shop and catastrophic injury claims. Her practice focuses on representing those who’ve been harmed by medical providers, daycare providers, auto or motorcycle accidents,or negligent home/business owners.

Shannon has been recognized by her peers during her legal career. In 2011, Shannon received Minnesota Lawyer's "Up and Coming Attorneys" award. This award is reserved for attorneys who have distinguished themselves during their first 10 years of practice. Shannon was one of 25 honorees chosen.

Most recently, Shannon was selected a 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyer honoree. Super Lawyer honorees are selected from an annual survey and the distinction is bestowed on less than 5% of Minnesota's practicing attorneys. Since 2012, Shannon was designated as "The Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota" from the women who were selected to the Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. From 2012-2016, Shannon was named a Rising Star in a survey by Super Lawyers Magazine. The publication asks Minnesota's top lawyers to identify an elite group of emerging lawyers, either under the age of 40 or in practice less than 10 years, who have demonstrated the highest standards of excellence.

In her free time, Shannon spends her time as a board member for the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project (BWLAP) and as a steering committee member for the Center for Autoimmune Diseases Research through the University of Minnesota Medical School, two initiatives very important to her.  Shannon and her fiancé live with their 65 pound lap dog, Mercy Bean.

Awards and Associations

Super Lawyer - Thomson Reuters

PI General - Plaintiff

Top Women Attorneys in Minnesota

Super Lawyers (2012-2017)

Minnesota Rising Stars

Super Lawyers/Thomson Reuters (2012-2016)

Up and Coming Attorneys

Minnesota Lawyer (2011)

American Bar Association

Member

American Association for Justice

Member

Minnesota State Bar Association

Member

Minnesota Association for Justice

Member, Co-Chair Legislative Committee (2016-present)

Hennepin County Bar Association

Member

Minnesota Women Lawyers

Member

Trial Lawyers College

Ranch Club Member, Graduate 2010

American Civil Liberties Union

Member

Minnesota Association for Justice - Strategy Work Group

Committee Member (2010-2011)

University of Minnesota Center for Autoimmune Diseases Research

Member Steering Committee (2013-2016)

Minnesota Special Olympics

Volunteer (2013)

University of St. Thomas Law School

Trial Advocacy Adjunct Professor (2012-2014)

Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project

Board Chair (2016-2015) Board Member (2013-2016)

Mitchell-Hamline School of Law

Health Law Institute Compliance Certification Program, Guest Lecturer (2011 - 2013)

Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community (LINC)

Shepherd 2010 Program

Stonebridge Community School

Board Member (2009-2011)

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Education

  • J.D., 2006, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1996, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Minnesota
  • University of Costa Rica, Summer 1996, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Graduate 2009, Leaders Impacting the Non-Profit Community (LINC), HCBA
  • Graduate 2010, Trial Lawyers College

Why I Became a
Know Your Rights
Personal Injury Attorney

Since I was young, I watched my dad be the voice for those who had suffered injustice.  Seeing how he helped families whose lives were turned upside down instilled in me a sense of responsibility and desire to help others. With law running deep in the Carey family, I became a fourth-generation lawyer to represent and protect the rights of individuals and families who need assistance in navigating the legal system.

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Team Members

Mary Hagen

Paralegal

Sheri Peterson

Paralegal

Trina Delzer

Legal Assistant


Client Reviews

out of 6 reviews
Martin Leet
Shannon Carey effectively managed the litigation. It is evident that she is experienced, knowledgeable, and skilled in personal injury cases. She communicates in an understandable manner, and she listens to her client's ideas and concerns. I trusted her to successfully litigate this case, and she did so with exceptional care. She remained focused throughout the long process, never wavering from the objective. She is an exceptional attorney. I highly recommend her!
Daniel Ball
Really good professionals, they solved my issues in no time using the most impressive and advanced approach. Really good, highly recommended
Jenna L. at Insider Pages
I have had nothing but great service with these guys. They are very knowledgable on a wide variety of subjects and topic. They will help you with any case you need!
St. Paul Local 12
Thanks for everything, your experience paid off BIG!!!
Jazz Smith

SiebenCarey is a professional and dedicated law organization that help accident victim.

Carly R.

My boyfriend was hit by a car and while all the attorneys he talked to said he didn't have much chance of a case, SiebenCarey took him on and gave him a fighting chance. He's still recovering, but SiebenCarey is making it a lot easier.