shona zimmerman attorney at law

ABOUT Shona Zimmerman

President of Zimmerman Law, LLC

Shona Zimmerman is President of Zimmerman Law, LLC. She practices primarily in the areas of personal injury; property damage; domestic matters; domestic violence protective orders; and child/abuse neglect. Prior to entering private practice, she worked primarily in civil defense litigation.

Throughout her legal career, Shona has provided comprehensive and high-quality representation to her clients. In 2016, the New Mexico Volunteer Attorney Program – Justice for Families Project featured Shona in its Volunteer Spotlight and awarded her the Going the Distance Award in 2017. Shona is the 2017 co-recipient of the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association Henrietta Pettijohn Award recognizing Shona’s commitment to advancing the causes of women.



  • 2009- Graduated cum laude from UNM School of Law
  • 1993- Master of Social Work degree Tulane University
  • 1992- Bachelor of Philosophy degree Tulane University

Leadership, Membership & Honors

  • Chair of the New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Civil Procedure for State Courts Committee
  • 2017 Going the Distance Award
  • 2008 Irwin Stern Moise Award
  • New Mexico Women’s Bar Member

Shona graduated cum laude from UNM School of Law in 2009. While in law school, Shona received the Irwin Stern Moise Award in Legal and Judicial Ethics and Clinical Honors. Shona received her undergraduate degree in philosophy from Tulane University in 1992. She received a Master’s of Social Work degree, also from Tulane University, in 1993. Prior to attending law school, Shona worked as a social worker in protective services for the New Mexico Child, Youth and Families Department.

In 2017 Shona was honored with the Henrietta PettiJohn Award by the New Mexico Women’s Bar Association