Shelby was raised in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley in Washington State. She then studied Criminal Justice at Washington State University in Eastern Washington. After graduating with honors, she attended Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in Salem, she was a DUII clerk and a Certified Law Clerk for the Marion County District Attorney's Office. Shelby has always had a passion for criminal law and loves the thrill of trial practice.
After visiting family in Bend multiple times, Shelby decided she wanted to start her legal career there after graduating law school. She enjoys spending time outdoors, especially running and tennis. She also loves true crime novels, traveling, and animals. She looks forward to seeing all that Central Oregon has to offer.