Shelby Compton was born in Long Beach, California. She graduated summa cum laude from Northern Arizona University in 2015, where she majored in Hospitality Management and minored in General Business and Spanish. While attending NAU, Shelby served as a Supplemental Instructor for BusinessLaw and worked with the Public Defender. During her 1L summer, Shelby externed with Judge Susan Bryant-Deason at the Los Angeles Superior Court. Shelby enjoys hiking, board games, and spending time at the beach.