Jenna represents clients in a broad range of business, commercial and employment matters.

Before joining Shook, Jenna clerked for the Honorable Duane Benton of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Greg Kays, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Prior to law school, Jenna taught high school English in Charlotte, North Carolina, through Teach for America and was an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer.


Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, Preventing Child Maltreatment Fatalities, 20 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & L. 359 (2013).

Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, Rethinking Restitution in Cases of Child Pornography Possession, 17 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 215 (2013).

Jennifer Sheldon-Sherman, Dee Wilson, & Susan Smith, Extent and Nature of Child Maltreatment Related Fatalities: Implications for Policy and Practice, 92 Child Welfare J. 41 (2013).

Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, The IDEA of an Adequate Education for All: Ensuring Success for Incarcerated Youth with Disabilities, 42 J. of Law & Educ. 227 (2013).

Jan Bowen Sheldon & Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, "Ethical and Legal Considerations in Working with Individuals with Developmental Disabilities," in Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities (D.D. Reed et al. eds., 2013).

Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, The Missing “P”: Prosecution, Prevention, Protection and Partnership in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, 117 Penn St. L. Rev. 443 (2012).

Jennifer A.L. Sheldon-Sherman, No Incarcerated Youth Left Behind: Promoting Successful School Reentry Through Best Practices and Reform, 30 Child. Legal Rts. J. 22 (2010).