NAPW VIP Woman of the Year
Shevelle McPherson, Esq.
Life and Business Strategist
2017-2018 NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle
Contact: Shevelle McPherson, Esq., Attorney/International Speaker/Author/Life and Business Strategist
McPherson Law/Shevelle McPherson, LLC
Garden City, NY — The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Shevelle
McPherson as a 2017-2018 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this
prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking
organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 850,000 members, a thriving
eChapter and over 200 operating Local Chapters.
“I’m pleased to welcome Shevelle into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW
President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company
Self-motivated and results driven to succeed, Shevelle McPherson, Esq., is a seasoned professional who has
constantly set her goals to keep pace with her highest aspirations for personal excellence. Throughout her
career, she has exhibited exemplary teamwork, expertise, integrity and dedication.
Ms. McPherson has more than 15 years of experience practicing law and trying cases in New Jersey and
Pennsylvania. She began her career as an Assistant District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia, where she
honed her courtroom skills and successfully tried thousands of cases. In 2004, Ms. McPherson made the
decision to go into private practice.
As Founder of McPherson Law, Ms. McPherson expertly leads a team of attorneys, paralegals and
investigators as they represent clients in criminal and civil matters. “McPherson Law is dedicated to
seeking justice for the criminally accused and adequate compensation for the wrongfully injured,” she said.
In addition to her work as an Attorney, Ms. McPherson is also a highly successful Professional Speaker as
well as an Author. Early on during her law career, she realized that in addition to the legal issues her clients
were dealing with, they often struggled in other areas of their lives. In an effort to help these individuals
and others like them, Ms. McPherson decided to share her insight through a book. “I wrote Soar! Beyond
the Heels of Adversity, a number one best-seller, where I vulnerably share my life story encouraging others
to ignite their innate power to turn their obstacles into opportunities,” she said.
Because of the positive reaction to the message of perseverance in her book, Ms. McPherson travels
the country and the world speaking to individuals and groups about how to achieve their personal and
professional goals. “I also formed Shevelle McPherson, LLC, where I serve as CEO, Chief Empowerment
Officer,” she added. “Through my online platform, Soar2Success Academy, I support and empower
motivated professional woman and entrepreneurs in gaining clarity, developing and implementing sound
strategies and being held accountable for their actions so they can thrive, not just survive, in their lives