Following her move to Arizona in 2016, Ms. Derksen is now Of Counsel to Dutel Law Firm. Shannon joined Dutel Law Firm in 2013 and was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in October, 2013. She received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 2013.
Shannon is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the 22nd Judicial District Court Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association. She is admitted to practice before the Louisiana Supreme Court, all Louisiana State Courts, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana. She is currently awaiting her Arizona law license after successfully passing the July 2016 Arizona Bar Exam.