Mikaela Andrews, a Charleston native, always knew that she wanted to help those who needed it most. After graduating from the College of Charleston in 2018 with a B.A. in Psychology, she started working as a paralegal, assisting on complex tort litigation cases for those injured in the Charleston area. After interning with a statewide nonprofit to help create legislation for criminal justice reform in South Carolina, Mikaela knew she wanted to work in criminal defense and opted to attend the Charleston School of Law.
After receiving her Juris Doctor in May 2023, Mikaela took the South Carolina Bar Exam and is currently awaiting results. Upon obtaining her licensure, Mikaela will assist the Shealey Law Firm as an associate attorney in the Charleston office.
Mikaela has a particular interest in Constitutional law and protecting individual rights prescribed by the Constitution.