Ms. Oakes is a Litigation Associate at Shamoun & Norman, LLP. Ms. Oakes graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, which she attended as a Dean’s Scholarship recipient. During law school, Ms. Oakes served as the Vice-Magister and Charitable Coordinator of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity and was selected as a student member of the William “Mac” Taylor Inn of Court. Additionally, Ms. Oakes received recognition as a Dean’s List Scholar.
Prior to law school, Ms. Oakes graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nevada, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Philosophy. Upon her graduation, Ms. Oakes was honored with the University of Nevada’s prestigious Dean’s Award Winner for Outstanding Graduate, based upon her academic achievements.
Ms. Oakes was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2014. Ms. Oakes is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.