Shelby Parks is a 3L from Calhoun, Louisiana. In 2019, Shelby graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. While at ULM, Shelby had the honor of being Mock Trial Team Captain, a President’s Distinguished Scholar, and a member of the ULM Honors Program.
Shelby has earned 8 American Jurisprudence Awards, and her Law Review Article advocating for leniency in pro se prison filings was selected for publication in Volume 41 of the Review. Outside of Law Review, Shelby serves as Chair of MC Law’s Moot Court Board, having competed in 7 Moot Court Competitions. Additionally, Shelby is Programs Chair of MC Law’s Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, a Pupil of the Charles Clark Chapter of the American Inns of Court, a Dean’s Ambassador, a Teaching Assistant for Civil Procedure, and a Writing Fellow for LAC III (Appellate Advocacy).
Upon graduation, Shelby will clerk for the Honorable Leslie H. Southwick of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Following her clerkship, Shelby will join Bradley, Arant, Boult, & Cummings’ Jackson office as an Associate in their Litigation Practice Group.