Shipra Mehta received her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law in 2015, where she graduated magna cum laude and was awarded Order of the Coif. Additionally, Shipra earned three CALI awards for the highest grade in her class for Property, Evidence, Remedies.
While in law school, Shipra was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Society where she was a finalist in the Honorable William J. Bauer Intramural Moot Court Competition and a semi-finalist in the Harold H. Greene & Joyce Hens Green National Security Law Moot Court Competition. Along with being an active competitor, Shipra also took charge of hosting DePaul’s 2015 National Cultural Heritage Moot Court Competition, which comprised of twenty-six national teams. Additionally, Shipra was an editor of DePaul’s Journal of Art, Technology, and Intelletual Property, where her comment on Civil Procedure, “Light at the End of the Narrow Tunnel” was published in Spring of 2014.
For the two years during school and after graduation, Shipra has worked as a law clerk at Daniel P. Costello & Associates, where she excelled at handling increasingly complex and challenging cases. During her time as a law clerk, Shipra gained experience working on a wide variety of matters such as construction defect, premises liability, personal injury claims, and an asbestos class action lawsuit.
Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Shipra attended Ohio State University before attending DePaul University College of Law. She is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and is a devout Cleveland Cavaliers enthusiast.