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About Us

shannon crane photoShannon S. Crane

Attorney At Law

Shannon is a native of Hutchinson having graduated from Hutchinson High School. She graduated with Honors from Hutchinson Community College and the University of Kansas with a BA in American History, and received her Juris Doctorate with Honors from Washburn School of Law, Topeka, Kansas.


Shannon was in private practice in Topeka, Kansas from 1986-1988. She then worked for the Appellate Defender's Office in Topeka from 1988-1990. There she defended felons in the Kansas Court of Appeals and Kansas Supreme Court. She moved back to her hometown in 1990 and began working for Kansas Legal Services which provides legal services to low income families. She worked for Kansas Legal Services for 19 years. She managed the local office in Hutchinson as well as several other offices throughout Kansas during her tenure with KLS. In 2009, she opened Hutchinson Legal Clinic and has been assisting clients to access the legal system while there. She then changed the name of the firm at the beginning of 2014, which is now known as Crane Law.

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Barbara grew up in Ness City, Kansas, and graduated from Ness City High School. She went on to college at Cloud County Community College in Concordia where she obtained an Associate of Applied Science with emphasis in Legal Secretary. She worked for Vernon, Retter, and Long in Concordia before moving on to Kansas Legal Services. Barbara became the Managing Secretary and Paralegal for two offices during her 13 years of service to Kansas Legal Services. In 2009, she joined Shannon in opening Hutchinson Legal Clinic, and continues as her paralegal.

taylor photoTaylor is a college student at Hutchinson Community College working part-time for Crane Law.

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