Lynda C Shely

Adjunct Professor of Law

Lynda C. Shely, of The Shely Firm, PC, provides ethics and risk management advice to lawyers and law firms, and assists lawyers in responding to initial Bar charges. She is a frequent speaker throughout the country on professional responsibility, law firm risk management, and professionalism topics.

Prior to opening her firm, Professor Shely was the Director of Lawyer Ethics for the State Bar of Arizona.

Professor Shely is a member of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s Strategic Planning Committee and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She serves on the State Bar’s UPL Advisory Opinion Committee, the Professionalism Committee, and the State Bar Convention Committee. Professor Shely has received awards from the State Bar of Arizona for her contributions to Law Related Education Projects, and Outstanding Leadership in Continuing Legal Education, and she was selected as Member of the Year in 2007.


B.A., Franklin & Marshall College

J.D., The Catholic University