Tori Sheperd

Tori Shepherd graduated magna cum laude from New York University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies, East Asian Studies, and Spanish. Prior to law school, she studied in China for a year at the Beijing Language and Culture University and worked at an elementary school in Colorado, where she grew up.

While in law school at New York University, Tori interned at South Brooklyn Legal Services and the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, and was a member of a year-long Criminal and Community Defense Clinic, where she worked at the Neighborhood Defender Service in Harlem.

Following law school, Tori worked as a public defender in Seattle for five years before returning to the Bay Area.

Bar Membership:



New York University
New York, NY
B.A. 2006, magna cum laude

New York University,
New York, NY
J.D., 2011