Shelley is board certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents clients in a wide range of real estate and finance transactions. After working in a large law firm environment for many years, Shelley opened her firm in 2012 with the goal of using her experience, energy and positive attitude to deliver excellent service and value. Her clients enjoy working one-on-one with the attorney and they appreciate the attention that she gives to each matter.
Originally from the Clear Lake area of Houston, Shelley graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1989 (whoop!). She earned her Juris Doctor degree cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center, graduating a semester early. While in law school, she earned the academic honors of membership in the Order of the Barons and the Houston Law Review.
Shelley volunteers in various civic and professional organizations. She currently serves on the Operations Council/Finance Committee of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, having chaired that committee in 2012 & 2013. She is also active in CREW-San Antonio (commercial real estate women), where she was elected 2011 President and delegate to the national CREW Network, after having previously served as Programs Chair. In addition, Shelley has been recognized as a Best Lawyer by S.A. Scene magazine.
Shelley and her husband Russell have been married for over 25 years and have three adult children.