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Judge Cheryl Lee Shannon has been a District Judge in Dallas County since 1995 presiding over the 305th District Court hearing juvenile delinquency matters, child abuse and neglect cases and a myriad of matters relating to parental termination and adoption.  She was formerly an Associate Judge in Dallas County for both the 304th and 305th District Courts and held this position four years before being elected to the Bench.

Judge Shannon graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Political Science in 1979 and from the University of Houston Law Center in 1982.  Upon completion of Law School she worked in various areas of the legal profession including real estate, corporate and family law.

Judge Shannon currently serves as the Chairman of the Dallas County Juvenile Board, President of the Dallas County Charter School Board, and has served as Chairman for the former Texas Juvenile Probation Commission.  She is a member of the State Bar of Texas Juvenile Justice Committee, and has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Texas to serve on the Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families.

She previously served as a Board Member of Texas CASA, Board Member of the Texas School Safety Center Board, Supreme Court Task Force on Foster Care and committees relating to Youth Issues that are too numerous to name.  She is a member of the Juvenile Section of the Dallas Bar Association and has served on the Nominations Committee for the Judicial Section of the State Bar of Texas. 

Judge Shannon has been recognized by Dallas CASA and many local civic organizations for her commitment to children.

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