B. Shannon Saunders


B. SHANNON SAUNDERS founded the Law Office of B. Shannon Saunders in 2005 and has been helping injured clients secure top verdicts and settlements for over 20 years throughout the states of Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi, especially in his local communities of the Florida Panhandle, including Jackson, Holmes, Washington, Calhoun, and Bay Counties.

Shannon has been named a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in Florida by the National Trial Lawyers, an honor given only to a select group of lawyers. He is a longstanding member of the Florida Justice Association, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, and American Association for Justice.

Shannon has secured multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients, including cases involving wrongful death and personal injuries due to the negligence of others. Shannon has obtained top results for his clients injured in automobile collisions involving semi-trucks, buses, trolleys, motorcycles, ATVs, and boats. Shannon has also successfully asserted and litigated complex claims against road construction companies, engineering firms, electric utility companies, cities, counties, hospitals, pharmacies, product manufacturers, stores, and restaurants/bars.

Before opening his practice, Shannon was a trial lawyer for one of the nation’s largest personal injury law firms, the Cochran Firm, where he secured numerous top settlements and verdicts for his injured clients, including a record verdict of $25 million in the State of Alabama against a negligent bar that over-served alcohol to a customer who caused a DUI automobile accident which resulted in death.

Shannon is licensed to practice law in Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi.


  • J.D., cum laude, Nova Southeastern University, 1999
  • B.A., Auburn University, 1996
  • Other Professional Experience
  • Adjunct professor, Chipola College


  • Florida, 1999
  • Alabama, 2000
  • Mississippi, 2002
  • Federal District Courts
  • U.S. District Court of Appeals, 5th District

Community Involvement

  • Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Chipola College Appreciation Club, Board of Directors

    • “Not only are they highly competent and considerate, they care about their clients and work hard to ensure that the needs of the clients are met.” - Charity A.
    • “I will be forever grateful for Shannon and his team, and continue to recommend my friends and loved ones to contact his office if they ever find themselves in situations like mine.” - V.S.
    • “Shannon and his team are to be commended for the professionalism and excellent knowledge base regarding the law.” - Shellie O.

    Winning Cases
    For 20+ Years

    • Born & Raised in Our Community

      Attorney B. Shannon Saunders is committed to serving the community that served him.

    • Experience & Dedication

      We have a favorable reputation with local courts and judges.

    • Skilled Representation

      We are skilled litigators and negotiators and have recovered hundreds of millions in verdicts.

    • Focused Knowledge

      We are the only firm focusing on personal injury law in the rural counties of the Florida Panhandle.

    • Compassion

      Attorney B. Shannon Saunders takes satisfaction by helping clients resume their lives after they feel they’ve lost everything.

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