Kieran Shanahan Named to Action for Children North Carolina Board

Shanahan Law Group Principal Joins North Carolina Non-Profit Children’s Advocacy Board

Raleigh, NC, February 27, 2007 --( Shanahan Law Group has announced that Kieran Shanahan, principal of the firm, has been named to the Corporate Advisory Board for Action for Children North Carolina, a non-profit organization aimed at increasing visibility for child safety efforts such child health, early care and education, child maltreatment and juvenile justice. As a board member, he will be responsible for heightening the organization’s local and statewide awareness, as well as working with local advocacy groups to advance the best interests of North Carolina children. 

“It is a honor to serve on the Actions for Children Corporate Advisory Board,” said Shanahan. “Ensuring that today’s youth are put in a position to succeed within a safe and educational environment is vital to the overall well-being of every child and our growing community.”

About Kieran J. Shanahan:
Kieran J. Shanahan is the principal in Shanahan Law Group. He also serves as Chairman of the NC Property Rights Coalition. Shanahan is a former federal prosecutor and served four elected terms on the Raleigh City Council. He has been active in GOP politics for many years. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for Bennett College and is on the Board of Directors of Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina and Action for Children North Carolina. In 2007, Kieran was named to Lawyers Elite and Super Lawyers.

About Action for Children North Carolina:
Action for Children North Carolina, formerly known as the North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute (NCCAI), is a statewide nonprofit organization based in Raleigh. Since its founding in 1983, Action for Children has been the leading voice for North Carolina’s children. Current efforts are focused in four major areas: Child Health and Safety; Early Care and Education; Child Maltreatment; and Juvenile Justice. Action for Children is the KIDS COUNT partner in North Carolina and the state affiliate of the national organization, Voices for America’s Children. For more information, visit

About Shanahan Law Group:
Shanahan Law Group was founded in 2001 when Kieran J. Shanahan decided that a niche existed in Raleigh, North Carolina for a boutique law firm to handle complex business and other litigation matters. Shanahan Law Group represents a variety of business entities and individuals, and offers business advice, litigation, and Trust and Estate services. The firm has over 75 years of collective experience in business, political, and legal arenas. In 2006, Shanahan Law Group was recognized among the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information, please call (919) 856-9494 or view the firm’s website at

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