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.

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  • Background
    • Committee for Public Counsel Services (2017-2022)
  • Professional Activities
    • Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (2022-present), Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Member of Executive Management Board (2022-present), Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Member, Oliver Wendell Holmes Selection Committee, (2021-present), Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Graduate, Leadership Academy (2018), Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Publications / Lectures
    • Panelist, The Role of the Judge in Successful Reentry, Flaschner Judicial Institute (September 2022)
    • Moderator, Combating Incidents of Bias in the Workplace and Courtroom, Massachusetts Bar Association webinar (2022)
    • Co-chair, Attorney-Conducted Panel Voir Dire Demonstration: Confronting Implicit and Explicit Bias, Massachusetts Bar Association (2022)
  • Awards / Achievements
    • Emerging Defender Award 2022, Committee for Public Counsel Services
    • Alumni, National Criminal Defense College (2022)
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