Shelby Calambokidis is Senior Counsel at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.  Before joining the Institute, she served as a law clerk to Judge Henry F. Floyd on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and to Judge Amit P. Mehta on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  She also served as a law fellow at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).  While in law school, she interned at the Southern Poverty Law Center, where she worked on a federal class action challenging the provision of constitutionally inadequate medical and mental health care in Alabama’s prison system.

After receiving her B.A. summa cum laude from The University of Alabama, Shelby spent a year working as an AmeriCorps State Member before attending law school.  In 2017, she graduated summa cum laude from The University of Alabama School of Law, where she earned a Certificate in Public Interest Law and served as an Executive Editor for the Alabama Law Review and as Vice President of the Public Interest Student Board.  Her scholarship has been published in the Alabama Law Review as well as Cornell Law Review Online.