EDUCATION
B.A., English, Minor, Sociology,  Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 2008 magna cum laude
J.D., Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, 2012

--CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Legal Analysis, Writing, & Skills I
--Witkin Award for Academic Excellence: Legal Analysis, Writing, & Skills I

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association.

ADMISSIONS
California State Bar, United States District Court for the Central District of California.

PERSONAL BACKGROUND
Shawnell enjoys playing tennis, hiking, travelling, reading, and writing.