Persephone K. Shelton

Persephone K. Shelton
Direct: 678.424.1380, Ext. 6

J.D., Northeastern University (2011)
M.B.A., Albany State University (2001)
B.A., Albany State University (1996)

Admitted to Practice:

Persephone K. Shelton began her legal career as Corporate Counsel with a fast food company with over 360 restaurants nationwide. She worked directly with the company’s Chief Legal Officer where she assisted with an array of diverse legal issues that included assisting with employment, franchise, intellectual property and regulatory matters. In addition to her work in a corporate legal department, Persephone’s experience includes civil litigation and handling worker’s compensation matters. Prior to law school, Persephone held positions in the retail and banking industries.

Persephone earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice and an MBA from Albany State University.  She earned her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.

For Persephone, yoga is the best way to relax after a long day. She also enjoys traveling, listening to jazz music, and spending time with her family.

Professional Affiliations:

State Bar of Georgia

  • YLD Women in the Profession Committee, Member
  • West Georgia Young Lawyer’s Association

Georgia Association for Women Lawyers

  • Membership Committee, Member
  • Newer Lawyer’s Affinity Group, Member
  • Mentoring Circle, Member

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

  • GABWA Wills Project (2017)
  • Professional Development Academy, Fall 2015 Session

Community Involvement:

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Volunteer Lawyer (2015)