Shawnta Albro is a Criminal Defense attorney with Kitay Law Offices. Shawnta graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2013 with a degree in Political Science and Philosophy, with a minor in English. She then attended law school at American University Washington College of Law, graduating in 2017.
Since that time, Shawnta has practiced law in three states: Louisiana, Maryland, and now Pennsylvania. She began her legal career as a law clerk with the Public Defender’s Office for the District of Columbia and was employed as a public defender for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender and the Dauphin County Public Defender’s Office for several years. She advocates strongly for her clients’ rights and has handled numerous cases from inception through trial.
In her free time Shawnta enjoys reading, attending book clubs, hiking, and dancing. Currently she is learning how to renovate her own home.
- Washington College of Law, Washington, DC – Juris Doctor (2017)
- Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA – B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, Minor in English (2013)
Leadership, Membership & Honors
- Pennsylvania Bar Association Member