Katie Shelton

Katie Shelton

Alpharetta, Georgia
800-607-0518 (Toll Free)

Katie Shelton was born and raised in Bethesda, Maryland.  She graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Spanish and earned her J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law.  While in law school, she gained valuable experience as a judicial extern in the Family Division of Fulton County Superior Court.  She also worked with the Family Law section of the State Bar of Georgia to research and develop legislative proposals relating to Georgia's legitimation statute.  Her research was featured at the 2014 Family Law Institute.

Katie lives in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta and sings with the Atlanta Women's Chorus.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2015


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D.
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Pupil, Charles Longstreet Weltner Family Law Inn of Court, 2013 - 2014
  • CALI Award, Advanced Legal Writing, 2013-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2013 - 2016
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers, 2014 - 2016

Past Employment Positions

  • Smith & Lake, Law Clerk, 2014 - 2015
  • Honorable Wendy L. Shoob, Family Division, Judicial Extern, 2014


  • English
  • Spanish