Shani J.P. Butts received her B.A. in Economics from The George Washington University in 1998 and her J.D. from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, in 2003. In the fall of 2004, Shani joined the admission staff at CUA Law after practicing Bankruptcy and Civil Litigation with a small firm in Virginia. She is licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
During her tenure in the law school admissions field, Shani published three articles in two national publications focused on increasing diversity in the legal field. She volunteers with the Law School Admissions Council serving on the Services and Programs committee from 2007 - 2009 and on the Finance and Legal Affairs committee from 2013 - 2017. Ms. Butts currently serves on the Law School Admissions Council Board of Trustees. .