Honors: Dean's Scholar Elected National Team Oralist, Moot Court Honor Society Semifinalist, National First Amendment Moot Court Competition, Vanderbilt University, 2004 Quarterfinalist, National Criminal Procedure Tournament, University of San Diego, 2003
Activities: Received invitation to participate in the Innocence Project clinic
B.A. (1999) | Double Major: Political Science & Theater Arts
Honors: Member and Award Recipient of National Theater Honors Society (Alpha Psi Omega)
Activities: President of Students Involved in Recycling and the Environment Teacher’s Assistant to Dr. Neil Penn, History of Western Civilization Part II
Law Office of Shannon Stallings
Criminal defense and appellate practice.
The Legal Aid Society
Handled hundreds of criminal cases from arraignment through trial in Brooklyn, New York.
Georgia Capital Defenders
Assisted statistical review of death penalty application across Georgia. Drafted memo regarding the impact of mental illness and mental retardation on the application of the death penalty in Georgia.
Legal Clinical Intern
Assigned to be the primary student representative to six clients who were, possibly, wrongly convicted of crimes. Assisted in the preparation of an appeal that ultimately resulted in the reversal of a client’s conviction after 25 years of wrongful imprisonment. Assisted clients in obtaining D.N.A. testing of forensic evidence.
Magistrate Judge Gabriel Gorenstein, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Drafted memos. Researched and summarized case law.
Altman, Kritzer, & Levick, P.C
Organized legal documents related to commercial real estate transactions for Home Depot.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes