Shaun E. Bettencourt joined Know Ricksen as a paralegal in 2016. She supports a variety of matters, including healthcare fraud, qui tam actions, civil litigation, mass torts, and personal injury cases.
Prior to joining Knox Ricksen, Ms. Bettencourt gained experience in multiple areas of law, such as criminal, bankruptcy, real estate, tenant-landlord, estate planning and wrongful death. While obtaining her certification, she volunteered with the Community Justice Project with the King County Bar Association helping underprivileged families obtain legal representation. In addition, she worked on and supported a campaign to elect a local trial attorney for municipal court judge.
Ms. Bettencourt earned her certificate as a paralegal in 2012 from Highline Community College in Des Moines, Washington. She is a member of the San Francisco Paralegal Association.