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Sean Shriver

Trial Coordinator

Sean Shriver advises trial teams in all aspects of litigation planning and strategy in Morgan & Morgan's Downtown Los Angeles office. Sean counsels trial lawyers on the development and presentation of critical evidence in their cases, advises our trial teams on issues related to the selection and decision-making processes of potential jurors, and other key decision-makers affecting trial outcomes. In short, Sean helps attorneys take their cases to trial …and win when they get there. 

Sean started her career in law as an attorney at a personal injury firm in Charleston specializing in class action litigation of mass chemical contamination cases. She eventually transitioned into the litigation of constitutional tort cases involving the excessive use of force by law enforcement, medical malpractice in correctional settings, wrongful death, and personal injury cases involving both the misconduct of police and constitutionally deficient conditions in state and federal prisons. She has experience in the litigation of complex constitutional tort cases in state and federal courts across the country. 

  • Sean holds a PhD in Sociology from Carleton University in Ontario (2012) and a J.D. from the University of Ottawa (2019). She was previously a Lecturer at Carleton University, in Ottawa, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Victoria. She has published numerous academic works, including a full-length book on the use of novel weapons technologies by police in the United States, and the development and use of chemical weapons by the U.S. Department of Defense during the Cold War.

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2023)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2021)
  • United States District Court of Massachusetts (2020)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (2021)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2021)
  • State Bar of West Virginia (2021); Active Status
  • State Bar of Massachusetts (2020); Non-Active Status