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Kieran Shanahan serves as Delegate to the Republican National Convention

September 15, 2008

RALEIGH, N.C. – Kieran Shanahan, a Raleigh attorney and former member of the Raleigh City Council, served as a delegate to the recent Republican National Convention in Minneapolis. This is…

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WRAL Interviews Kieran Shanahan about Michelle Young Murder Case

August 19, 2008

RALEIGH, N.C. — A former federal prosecutor says that newly released search warrants in the 2006 murder case of Michelle Young show investigators seem to be building a case around…

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Judge dismisses records lawsuit against State Treasurer Richard Moore, a Shanahan Law Group client

July 21, 2008

WRAL.com, July 21, 2008 RALEIGH, N.C. — A trial court judge has dismissed a public records lawsuit against State Treasurer Richard Moore alleging he withheld documents about the pensions he…

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Shanahan Law Group profiled in the August 2008 edition of Business Leader Magazine

June 30, 2008

When the Office of the State Treasurer was recently sued by the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC), it turned to Raleigh-based Shanahan Law Group for help. The lawsuit…

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John Branch of Shanahan Law Group discusses private property rights with Smithfield Kiwanis Club

May 29, 2008

SMITHFIELD, N.C. — John Branch, an attorney with Shanahan Law Group in Raleigh, addressed 25 members of the Kiwanis Club in his hometown of Smithfield on Thursday, May 29. Branch…

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Former N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake, Jr. joins Shanahan Law Group as Senior Counsel

May 7, 2008

RALEIGH, NC – Shanahan Law Group announced today that former N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake, Jr. has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. “We are honored that…

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Kieran and Tina Shanahan invited to attend arrival ceremony of Pope Benedict XVI this Wednesday at the White House

April 14, 2008

RALEIGH, NC – Kieran and Tina Shanahan of Raleigh have been invited by President & Mrs. Bush to attend the arrival ceremony of Pope Benedict XVI this Wednesday on the…

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Kieran Shanahan honored as one of North Carolina’s Super Lawyers for 2008

February 28, 2008

SHANAHAN LAW GROUP (SLG) UNDERSTANDS THAT WHEN a business deal goes bad, clients need lawyers that are as tough as they are smart. SLG is a problem-solving, tough-as-nails law firm…

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Steven McCallister of Shanahan Law Group named to Women’s Center of Wake County’s Board of Directors

February 27, 2008

RALEIGH, NC – Steven McCallister, an attorney with Shanahan Law Group in Raleigh, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Women’s Center of Wake County. The Women’s…

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When Business Deals go Wrong, Smart Companies Turn to Shanahan Law Group

February 21, 2008

When a major international company was sued for alleged violations of the federal Fair Labor and Standards Act in California, it turned to Shanahan Law Group to represent it in…

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ATM Fraud alleged in suit

February 7, 2007

David Ranii and Sarah Ovaska, Staff Writers RALEIGH – An outraged business partner has accused a Wake County businessman of an elaborate fraud to gain control of more than 1,200…

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Judge awards $8 million in teacher-student rape case; Compensatory and punitive damages also paid to mother

December 6, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. – Wake County Superior Court Judge Carl Fox awarded $8 million in damages in a case involving a 31-year-old middle school teacher’s rape of his 13-year-old student. The…

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Kieran Shanahan Shines in Both Law and Politics

December 1, 2006

By Kenneth Davis The environment in which Kieran Shanahan grew up played a pivotal role in shaping his career in the legal field and the political arena. “I grew up…

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Kieran Shanahan named to the Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse

July 13, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shanahan Law Group has announced that Kieran J. Shanahan, principal of the firm, has been named to the Board of Directors for Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina,…

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Amendment Needed

July 4, 2006

On June 27, a state House Committee refused to even hear a bill calling for a constitutional amendment to prevent government from using eminent domain authority to take our private…

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Kieran J. Shanahan named Lifetime Century Member by Tobacco Growers Association

June 27, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shanahan Law Group has announced that Kieran J. Shanahan, principal of the firm, has been named Lifetime Century Member by Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina. Shanahan…

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Kieran Shanahan named to Board of Trustees for Bennett College for Women

June 13, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. – Shanahan Law Group has announced that Kieran J. Shanahan, principal of the firm, has been named to the Board of Trustees for Bennett College for Women, a…

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Group aims to limit eminent domain

June 1, 2006

Rob Christensen and Wade Rawlins, Staff Writers Former Raleigh Councilman Kieran Shanahan is creating a statewide organization to protect private property rights and fight abuse of eminent domain laws. Shanahan,…

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Wednesday at the General Assembly

June 1, 2006

The House agreed overwhelmingly to phase out the video gambling machines by July 1, 2007. The measure would slowly reduce the number of machines any retailer could operate or distributor…

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Kieran Shanahan launches N.C. Property Rights Coalition

May 31, 2006

RALEIGH, N.C. – Kieran Shanahan, a Raleigh attorney and former member of the Raleigh City Council, has launched a new statewide grassroots organization to protect citizens’ private property rights and…

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New group takes aim at eminent domain

May 31, 2006

Kieran Shanahan, a Raleigh attorney and former member of the Raleigh City Council, has launched a new statewide organization that will advocate for limits on the use of eminent domain…

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Topsail turns to eminent domain to get boat ramp

April 26, 2006

By Trista Talton Staff Writer Topsail Beach is invoking its power of eminent domain – skipping a potentially long court battle – to obtain land for a public boat ramp.…

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Birdies, bogies, and building business

April 6, 2006

JONATHAN B. COX, STAFF WRITER Never mind resumes and work experience. One hiring decision John McConnell made came down to a round of golf. The technology executive was on the…

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Defense of hotel is a twist

March 4, 2006

Recent weeks have produced one of the stranger sights in the endless debate over fake stucco and Raleigh’s downtown Marriott: Kieran Shanahan arguing in the hotel’s favor. While on the…

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