Shannon R. Aldous earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in 1998, and her Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law in 2002. Shannon began practicing law in Florida in 2002 and obtained her law license in North Carolina in 2007. She devotes all of her practice to criminal law, representing clients in District and Superior Courts across the Charlotte metro area. Prior to focusing on criminal defense, she handled Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability claims, and civil litigation. This diverse experience offers meaningful insights into her current practice.
A Veteran Trial Lawyer
One key to being a successful criminal defense attorney is the willingness to take cases to trial. When the prosecution understands that the lawyer on the other side will prepare a strong case in the courtroom, they are more likely to be reasonable at other points in the case. Shannon Aldous has tried many cases, both before a judge and jury. Furthermore, she prepares every case with the understanding that trial is possible. By doing so, she can defend her clients to the best of her ability.
Personal Attention Sets The Firm Apart
Every person facing criminal charges needs to be able to reach their attorney. When lawyers don’t return phone calls, it is extremely aggravating. Shannon places a high priority on returning calls as quickly as possible and being accessible to her clients. Her personal approach to practicing law, combined with her skill and professionalism, make Shannon a strong choice to handle any criminal case.
About Shannon R. Aldous
Experienced criminal defense attorney serving the Lincolnton, NC area.
I am a Lincolnton, NC area criminal defense attorney, and I’m aware of the anxiety that defendants in criminal cases experience. Regardless of the charges, my objective is to protect you from the risk of jail or prison time. I also work to reduce the possible negative consequences of criminal charges on your family, job and educational opportunities.
I am experienced and highly qualified to defend both adults and juveniles facing criminal charges. I use my trial, negotiation skills and my detailed familiarity with the North Carolina criminal justice system to work with my clients throughout all phases of their cases by employing coherent, practical, and effective defense strategies.
I know how police and prosecutors build their cases against defendants. I am aware of the possibility of carelessness and mistakes made by law enforcement, and of how that might interfere with the rights of my clients. I use my broad knowledge and experience in criminal law and procedure to seek a dismissal, to negotiate a favorable plea agreement, or to try your case before a judge or jury. I know how judges and prosecutors think, and I know what I need to do in order to obtain the best possible outcome for my clients.
If you’ve been arrested in the Lincolnton, NC area, don’t give a statement or confession without first invoking your right to an attorney. Contact my firm right away.
Attorney Shannon Aldous is transparent, diligent, devoted, and will fight for her clients. She is honest about whatever charges you are facing and is knowledgeable on how to get you the best outcome. I received a serious traffic citation. All other attorneys I spoke with ensured me I would receive many points on my license and would in no way be able to use my PJC. Attorney Aldous went over the best and worse case scenarios with me and was honest about the possible outcomes. In the end she was able to address my case to where I could in fact use my PJC - receiving no license points, ticket fees, etc. She was professional and prepared in the court room, arrived early, and efficiently handled my case. Whether a serious traffic citation like mine or a more serious charge, I would recommend Attorney Shannon Aldous to any individual in Lincoln County, NC - 10/10. Excellent rates and exceptional service.
I retained Attorney Aldous to handle my motor vehicle infraction. She communicated clearly and responded timely to my inquiries. She exhibit a very high level of knowledge and professionalism. I highly recommend Attorney Shannon Aldous.
Shannon is very experience and everything can be done over the phone without you showing up to the office. She can take away your stress, it's just a call away.
Ms Aldous handled my case with the highest level of professionalism. Without going into much detail, I am a free man today because of her. She did not stop working for one second until we got the desired results, words cant express how much she did for me, best lawyer in Lincoln county is an understatement, more like best in North Carolina is more deserving. I would highly recommend her services to anyone in need. 10/10.
A family member was involved in a car accident and there was some legal matters associated with the incident. I had consulted with multiple attorneys and decided to work with Shannon Aldous because she struck me as the most straight forward along with being reasonable with her rates. Turns out I made the right decision. We was quick and efficient in settling the issue and was very informative. I would highly recommend her.
Ms. Aldo us is an outstanding attorney, best in Lincoln County.
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