NAPW Inducts Shevelle McPherson, Attorney/International Speaker/Author/Life and Business Strategist, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

McPherson Law is dedicated to seeking justice for the criminally accused and adequate compensation for the wrongfully injured.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Shevelle McPherson as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Shevelle into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Shevelle McPherson, Esq., is a seasoned professional who has constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.

Ms. McPherson has more than 15 years of experience practicing law and trying cases in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She began her career as an Assistant District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia, where she honed her courtroom skills and successfully tried thousands of cases. In 2004, Ms. McPherson made the decision to go into private practice.

As Founder of McPherson Law, Ms. McPherson expertly leads a team of attorneys, paralegals and investigators as they represent clients in criminal and civil matters. “McPherson Law is dedicated to seeking justice for the criminally accused and adequate compensation for the wrongfully injured,” she said.

In addition to her work as an Attorney, Ms. McPherson is also a highly successful Professional Speaker as well as an Author. Early on during her law career, she realized that in addition to the legal issues her clients were dealing with, they often struggled in other areas of their lives. In an effort to help these individuals and others like them, Ms. McPherson decided to share her insight through a book. “I wrote 'Soar! Beyond the Heels of Adversity,' a number one best-seller, where I vulnerably share my life story encouraging others to ignite their innate power to turn their obstacles into opportunities,” she said.

Because of the positive reaction to the message of perseverance in her book, Ms. McPherson travels the country and the world speaking to individuals and groups about how to achieve their personal and professional goals. “I also formed Shevelle McPherson, LLC, where I serve as CEO, Chief Empowerment Officer,” she added. “Through my online platform, Soar2Success Academy, I support and empower motivated professional woman and entrepreneurs in gaining clarity, developing and implementing sound strategies and being held accountable for their actions so they can thrive, not just survive, in their lives and businesses.”

Master of Law, Temple, Beasley School of Law, Trial Advocacy; Juris Doctor, Seton Hall Law School, Law; B.S., Rutgers University, Accounting; B.S., Rutgers University, Business; Recognized as one of the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Black Lawyers, 10 Best Female Attorneys in Pennsylvania, Lawyer of Distinction, Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, Top 25 Criminal Trial Lawyers and Woman of the Decade in Law and Social Change

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