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Shon Anne Cook

Shon Anne Cook

Shon Anne Cook
  • CEO/Managing Attorney, 01/01/2023

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Workplace Mediation
  • Father's Rights
  • Grandparent's Rights
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Biography

Shon Cook has a passion for the law and working with clients to reach favorable outcomes. She has been representing individuals for over 30 years, in nearly every area of the law. She now focuses on family law issues that include divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, guardianship, adoption, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and mediation. Her philosophy is simple. Use the power of the law to do great things for the people she represents.

Shon is not only sought after by her clients, but she is frequently a speaker on legal issues for the State Bar of Michigan and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. She helps to train lawyers and Judges through the state on vital issues affecting families and mediation skills.

Shon has also coached countless soccer, softball and basketball teams as her children grew up in the Whitehall area. She has three children, has held ownership interest in three law firms and has run three marathons. Shon considers these her trifecta of accomplishments.

Shon is a current member of the following:

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Muskegon County Bar Association
  • Ottawa County Bar Association
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees

Shon is a past member/director of the following:

  • Family Law Council of the State Bar of Michigan
  • Muskegon Bar Association President
  • White Lake Area Softball Commissioner
  • Wartburg College Alumni Board
  • Wartburg College Board of Regents
  • Women Lawyer Association
  • State Bar Representative Assembly

 

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • 1994
  • Wartburg College
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 05/1991
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science and Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1994

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Elected Muskegon Community College Board of Trustees, 2021
  • Wartburg College Alumni Board
  • Wartburg College Board of Regents, 2013
  • White Lake Area Softball Commissioner
  • YMCA
  • Ambucks
  • Lebanon Lutheran Member Volunteer at Local Food Pantry, 2020
  • Whitehall School Board Secretary, 2019
  • Whitehall School Board Member, 2017-2018

Past Positions

  • Shon Cook Law, PC, CEO/Attorney, 09/2011 to 12/2022

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Trained mediator since 2004. Collaboratively trained since 2018., 2020