Ms. Shekhter received her B.A. in European history and Slavic languages and literature from Northwestern University in 2007. She earned her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2011.
While in law school, Ms. Shekhter had the privilege to serve as a judicial extern to the Honorable Joyce L. Kennard (now retired) of the California Supreme Court. She also served as an editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, in which she was published, and worked as a law clerk for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.