Shayla was born and raised in Idabel, Oklahoma. She began working for Mills & Jones, PLLC in September 2019 during her senior yeaundergraduate career. Shayla earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literary and Cultural Studies from the University of Oklahoma in May 2019 and will attend law school in Fall 2020. She has legal experience in criminal defense, personal injury, and insurance defense. When she is not working or studying, Shayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, and hiking.