Shanel supports clients with their business and litigation needs, with a special interest in commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Kerr Russell, Shanel graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School where she served on the executive board for Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, Student Bar Association and Women’s Law Society. While in law school Shanel worked as a law clerk to the Chief Judge at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Federal Defender’s Office, Washtenaw Public Defenders Office, and became a certified mediator through the State of Michigan. She earned a B.A. in Political Science Pre-Law from Michigan State University.
- Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D.
- Michigan State University, B.A.