Jill Shankar Esq.

Jill Shankar Esq.

Of Counsel
Location:
Canton, Ohio
Phone:
330-754-1888
Fax:
855-764-3543
Email:

Cleveland/Wadsworth attorney Jill Shankar's focus lies in State and Federal Appellate Practice and Business litigation.

Jill graduated cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2009, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in November of that year. Jill also has an MBA from Weatherhead School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College.

Jill's experience is in the area of legal research and writing, and she has provided many firms with these Practice Areas, covering a wide array of subjects in various local and federal jurisdictions.

Also, in 2008, Jill received an Honorable Mention in the Selma Moidel writing competition sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers, for her paper titled "Mandatory HPV Vaccines for Females Aged 9-26." In 2007, Jill externed for Judge Karen Nelson Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Other legal work includes time spent with Thompson West (Westlaw) helping others learn to optimize their legal research skills, and as a Legal Writer for the Law and Leadership Institute.

Jill is an active member of both the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • State and Federal Appellate Practice
  • Business litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. cum laude - 2009
  • Weatherhead School of Management
    • M.B.A.
  • Sarah Lawrence College
    • B.A.

Published Works

  • Mandatory HPV Vaccines for Females Aged 9-26

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention in the Selma Moidel Writing Competition, National Association of Women Lawyers, 2008 - Present
  • "Mandatory HPV Vaccines for Females Aged 9-26", Peers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Judge Karen Nelson Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Extern, 2007 - Present
  • Thompson West (Westlaw)
  • Law and Leadership Institute, Legal Writer