Cecilly Shelton's practice focuses on Real Estate Closings, Financial Institution Services, Consumer Litigation, and Collections. She has represented banks and lenders in loan closing transactions, as well as litigated related issues concerning consumer lending and servicing violations, real property title and boundary disputes, property conveyance, zoning, permitting, easements, foreclosure, tax sales, eviction, garnishment, and debt collection. Cecilly also provides document drafting, review and negotiation services for corporate entity formation and dissolution, title documents, contracts, commercial contracts and leases. She also develops strategies for clients to manage and mitigate risks—helping clients comply with state/federal law while meeting their business objectives.
Cecilly has practiced for 13 years, earning her Doctorate of Juris Prudence at The University of Texas School of Law as a Texas Leader Scholar, and B.A.’s in Business and Political Science at Southwestern University as a Presidential Scholar. She is admitted to practice in Georgia, Tennessee, U.S. District Court for the Northern & Middle Districts of Georgia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals. She was nominated to serve as a 2014 Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), and served as an LCLD Advocacy Group Leader. She has participated in the National Association of Women & Minority Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), the State Bar’s Real Property Law Section, the Minorities in the Profession Committee, and the State Bar’s Annual High School Mock Trial program.
What made you decide to be an attorney?
Clair Huxtable, clearly
What is your hobby outside of work?
I am a DIY and Pinterest fanatic