Shannon Dillehay

Charleston, South Carolina

Ms. Dillehay practices in the firm’s Charleston office in the Social Security Disability department. She was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 2020.

Shannon was born and raised in Roswell, Georgia. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University. While at Indiana University she was a member of Phi Alpha Delta, the largest professional law fraternity in the United States. She graduated cum laude from the Charleston School of Law in 2020, where she served as an articles editor for the Charleston Law Review. During her last year in law school Shannon contributed over 50 hours of pro bono services by working with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and the South Carolina Humane Society.

Shannon began clerking with Finkel Law Firm in 2019, and she joined the firm as an Associate Attorney in 2020 after she was admitted to the South Carolina Bar. She works in the Social Security Disability department where she advocates for disability claimants seeking to obtain benefits.

When not practicing law, Shannon enjoys spending time with her friends and family, baking, and hiking the north Georgia mountains. She participates in Charleston’s Cooper River Bridge Run yearly to help earn money for numerous charities throughout South Carolina.

Areas of Practice

  • Social Security Disability

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2020

Education

  • Charleston School of Law, 2020
    • Juris Doctor, cum laude
    • Honors: Presidential Honors Program, Dean’s List, Charleston Law Review, CALI Award in Legal Research and Writing
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2017
    • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology degree
    • Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice minor
    • Honors: Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association

Serving the people and businesses of South Carolina for over forty years.