Attorney Profile

Shanti Michaels

Ms. Michaels represents public entities, companies, and individuals in civil litigation and trials. Her litigation experience includes business torts, contracts, real property disputes, construction defect, personal injury, and first amendment cases.


Mount Holyoke College (B.A. cum laude, International Relations and Spanish, 2003)

  • Study abroad at the University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2009)

  • Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly – Executive Editor
  • Hastings International and Comparative Law Journal
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, American West, Law/Culture/Environment
  • Associated Students at UC Hastings (Class Representative, Student Body Treasurer)

Presentation and Publication

The California Anti-SLAPP Law, Alameda County Law Library MCLE, Oakland, September 12, 2013

MCLE: The Anti-SLAPP Statute: What Every Litigator Needs to Know, Los Angeles County Law Library, February 26, 2014


Contra Costa County Bar Association
Mount Holyoke College Club of Northern California
Hastings Alumni of Contra Costa County

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