Shelly is a Mississippi Born, Bred, Educated and Trained Trial Attorney. She provides practical, efficient persistence, not pretense. Admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1997, she has been a tenacious legal advocate, driven by an unrelenting standard of excellence, for nearly twenty years. Her Experience encompasses serving as Sole or Lead Trial Counsel in Dozens of Jury and Bench Trials taken to Verdict and Appellate Practice. She has also Worked as an Integral Member of Teams Managing High Exposure Multi-Jurisdictional Civil Litigation Trials in Federal and State Courts Nationwide. Her Substantive Experience encompasses Automobile Torts, Premises Liability, Products liability including Medical Device and Consumer Products Litigation, Professional Negligence (including Real Estate and Construction), Medical Malpractice (including numerous Large Exposure Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death cases), Public/Governmental Liability, Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Claims, Commercial Litigation and Class Actions. She handles all Phases and Aspects of Civil Litigation in all Mississippi courts.
OTHER AREAS of EXPERTISE:
Advising Clients as well as Claims Personnel regarding Case Assessments as Litigation Strategy
•Identifying, Retaining and Conferring with Expert Witnesses
•Applying Technical, Scientific and Medical Evidence
|Founding Attorney||Burns Law, PLLC||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC||2013 - 2016|
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