Kieran Shanahan completes International Law Training in Salzburg, Austria, will teach in Belarus this Fall

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RALEIGH, N.C. – Former federal prosecutor Kieran Shanahan, principal of Shanahan Law Group, has been selected as a visiting professor for the Center for International Legal Studies and recently completed the Senior Lawyer Orientation Program in Salzburg, Austria to prepare for his appointment.

The Center for International Legal Studies has operated for 32 years facilitating academic and exchange programs in Eastern Europe. As a senior lawyer with the center, Shanahan will teach litigation and other topics at the University of Brest in Belarus this fall.

Shanahan was selected from more than 150 applicants and attended a week-long training program in Austria to prepare for his visiting professorship appointment. The training included sessions on helping facilitate a productive learning experience such as “Teaching Methods for a Foreign Audience” and “Comparative Systems of Justice”.

“It is an honor to have been selected to participate in the International Training Program,” said Shanahan. “While I was selected as an individual, I believe this honor belongs to our entire legal team at Shanahan Law Group. My selection is a testament to our entire team’s thought leadership and legal acumen.”

American lawyers with 25 or more years of experience were selected to the program, and will teach in countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Mongolia.

Shanahan Law Group is a boutique law firm in Raleigh, N.C. that offers a full range of business and litigation services. The firm’s practice areas include complex business litigation, business formation and exit strategies, licensing and distribution, agribusiness, employment law, white collar criminal defense, trusts and estates, commercial real estate and government representation. For more information, call (919) 856-9494 or visit

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