Shellie grew up in Floyd County and after completing law school returned home to Eastern Kentucky. She has worked with Kirk Law Firm since 2010 and practices at the Pikeville office. Shellie currently resides in Floyd County, Ky.
- Allen Central High School - 2003
- Morehead State University - B.A. English, B.A. Legal Studies
- George M. Luckey Jr., Academic Honors Program (2003-2007)
- Louis D. Brandeis School of Law (University of Louisville) - Juris Doctor Degree (2010)
- Kentucky Bar Association
- American Bar Association