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Shayla Mombeleur


Shayla Mombeleur concentrates her practice on government investigations and criminal defense. She defends clients during every stage of the criminal justice process, including trials, pre-trial motions, and plea bargaining.

Prior to joining Todd & Weld, Ms. Mombeleur was a trial attorney for the Committee for Public Counsel Services, where she defended clients facing felony and misdemeanor charges from arrest to final disposition. She conducted jury trials, represented clients in involuntary commitment matters, and conducted training programs on jury selection.


  • Todd & Weld LLP, 2022-present
  • Committee for Public Counsel Services (2017-2022)



  • University of Massachusetts School of Law (2017)
  • Bridgewater State University (B.S., cum laude) Phi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honor Society (2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts (2017)

Honors and Awards

2023 Race, Equity and Inclusion Award, Massachusetts Bar Association Access to Justice Awards

Professional Activities

  • Secretary, Massachusetts Bar Association, 2023-2024
  • Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association's Executive Management Board


  • Panelist, “Women Leading the Bar,” Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association, March 2024
  • Moderator, two-part webinar addressing restorative justice in the court system, Massachusetts Bar Association, January and February 2024
  • Moderator, program on fostering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the legal profession, Massachusetts Bar Association, January 2024
  • Moderator, program on alternative tactics courts can deploy to address opioid epidemic, Massachusetts Bar Association, November 2023