After graduating from York University with a Master in Critical Disability Studies in 2016 Shea went on to obtain a Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba in 2021. Shea was then called to the Manitoba Bar in 2022.
While in law school, Shea was awarded the D. A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for earning the top grade in Aboriginal Law Criminal Justice and Family. She also participated in the Solomon Greenberg Trial Moot Competition and was the National Director of Advocacy for the Black Law Students’ Association of Canada. Shea is passionate about providing high-quality legal services to rural communities.
“When I dare to be powerful—to use my strength in the service of my vision—then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid," - Audre Lorde
MORE ABOUT SHEA
Q: What mythical creature would improve the world most if it existed?
Q: Who was your first celebrity crush?
A: Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys.
Q: Who do you admire most, and why?
A: Anyone who has immigrated to a new country and had to rebuild their lives.
Q: If your life had a soundtrack, what song would be playing right now?
A: Like Yuh Self - Song by Machel Montano and Patrice Roberts