Meet the Career Development Team

Career Development Office
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Robert Carroll Stubbs Suite
1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, Arizona 85721

Shannon Walker

Senior Director, Career Development Office

Shannon Walker has been a member of the Arizona Law Career Development Office since early 2017 and started in her current position of Senior Director in April 2021. In this role, she assists with managing the Career Development Team and advises current students and recent graduates on all aspects of career development. Shannon also oversees employer relations for the CDO and supports Arizona Law by building and maintaining strong relationships with legal employers, organizing career programming, and developing strategic initiatives to expand opportunities for students and recent graduates. She also directs all Arizona Law interview programs, the Sonoran Desert Public Sector Career Fair, and numerous networking events. 

Before joining Arizona Law, Shannon spent three years working for a technology company. She is a native Tucsonan and graduate of the University of Arizona, receiving a dual B.A. in 2013. Additionally, after obtaining her MPA from Arizona State University in 2021, she will be continuing her graduate studies through a Ph.D. in Higher Education at the University of Arizona. 

Lisa Queen

Assistant Director, Career Development Office

Lisa is a Tucson native who returned to the College of Law community with the goal of helping all students with their career goals. Prior to joining the Career Development Office, Lisa worked as a delinquency and dependency attorney for the Maricopa County Office of the Public Advocate. For five years, she represented both children and parents involved in the Juvenile Court. Before delving into this important legal work, Lisa clerked for the Honorable Peter Cahill (Ret.) in Gila County. Together, Lisa and Judge Cahill created a multimedia presentation on the history of In the Matter of Gerald Gault that focuses on the local history and people involved in the seminal Supreme Court case. They continue to present all over the country. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law where she received a Certificate in Criminal Law and Policy, was a Note and Comment Editor for the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, and a student attorney with both the Criminal Defense Clinic and the Child and Family Law Clinic. Before law school, Lisa graduated in 2009 from Georgetown University and spent a year volunteering with City Year Inc., an AmeriCorps program, that created literacy programming for low-income schools in Miami, Florida.

Kaitlyn Quigley

Assistant Director, Career Development Office

Kaitlyn Quigley is an Assistant Director in the Career Development Office. Kaitlyn grew up in Tucson, and she is delighted to return home and to help Arizona Law students achieve their professional goals. Before joining the Career Development Office, Kaitlyn worked for nearly five years at Legal Aid Chicago. She was first a staff attorney and then a supervisory attorney with Legal Aid Chicago’s medical-legal partnership project. Previously, Kaitlyn was a litigation associate at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago and law clerk to the Honorable Rebecca White Berch (ret.) of the Arizona Supreme Court and the Honorable Douglas L. Rayes of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Kaitlyn received a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 2013. She was an Associate Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review and student attorney with the Children and Family Justice Center, and she was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Before law school, Kaitlyn graduated from Loyola College in Maryland and served for a year as a Jesuit Volunteer at the Homeless Advocacy Project, a free legal clinic in San Francisco.