Shileen Reyes-David

Paralegal

Shileen Reyes-DavidShileen Reyes-David attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Spanish. In December of 2013, she completed the paralegal program at UCSD-Extension and is an active member of the San Diego Paralegal Association.

During her time at UNCC she re-established the Latin American Student Organization (LASO), this organization brings awareness of the Latino culture on campus and the Charlotte community through dance, workshops, mentorship, etc. She was also a mentor through the Big Brother/Big Sister program and has continued a strong relationship with her little sister for 13 years. While studying at UNCC she interned with a non-profit organization that mentored and monitored juveniles during their probation period; and also worked at the local county jail collecting data needed for research purposes.

Shileen first began working in the legal field while living in Charlotte, NC at a Criminal and Immigration law firm as a receptionist. In 2008, she moved to San Diego and in 2010 decided she wanted to become a paralegal. She began working at First American Law Center in Oceanside, CA where she was introduced to personal injury. Later on that year she accepted a position as a Legal Assistant at Simpson-Moore, LLP where she assisted not only in litigating personal injury matters but employment law as well. After four years of litigation she was ready to explore other areas of law, and accepted a position in the contracts department at Takeda California, Inc. As time passed she began to miss civil litigation and found a new home as a Paralegal at The Ellis Firm.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, taking her dogs for walks, and dancing.