Meet the Career Development Team
Assistant Dean for Career Development and Professor of Practice
Assistant Dean Shannon Trebbe leverages experience as both a judicial law clerk and a member of the hiring committee at a large international law firm to lead the Career Development Office team in helping law students to find meaningful employment. Shannon has integrated professional development topics into the law school curriculum by co-instructing Preparing to Practice, a mandatory course for first-year law students, which helps prepare students to enter the legal job market. Shannon also oversees Arizona Law’s externship program and serves as the faculty supervisor for summer judicial externs.
Before joining the Career Development Office, Shannon was an associate attorney in the appellate group of Steptoe & Johnson LLP and a judicial law clerk for Judge Daniel Barker (ret.) on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One. Shannon received an Arizona Law JD in 2010, graduating summa cum laude and Order of the Coif. While in law school, Shannon was a Note Editor for the Arizona Law Review, on the founding board of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, and a member of the ABA Appellate Advocacy moot court team.
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.
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.
Coordinator, Career Development Office
Laureana Jones currently serves as a Career Development Office Coordinator. In her role, Laureana assists the office in planning and coordinating all events hosted by the Career Development Office. A native Tucsonan, she discovered her passion for criminal law while completing her Bachelors in Law at the University of Arizona. During her time as an undergraduate, Laureana was a Supplemental Instructor and Tutor for Western Civilization and American History courses at Pima Community College where she thoroughly enjoyed guiding and helping students.
After graduating Cum Laude from the University of Arizona, Laureana worked as a Legal Secretary for the Pima County Attorney's Office, Criminal Division. At Pima County, Laureana was assigned to a trial team and assisted prosecutors preparing for various felony trials ranging from violent offenses such as Homicides and Aggravated Assaults to Narcotics and Burglaries. Laureana joins the Career Development Office to combine her love and knowledge of the law with her passion for helping students succeed academically and professionally.