Shania Felix is a Personal Injury Attorney in our New York office. Shania was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.
She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2017, with a bachelor’s in Law and Society. She attended Pace Law School of Law, graduating cumme laude in 2020. During law school, she was an Associate and a Promotions Editor for the Pace International Law Review. She also was the Chair of Community Engagement Committee, and President of the Honor Board.
Shania began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bronx District Attorney’s Office specializing in the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Unit, where she prosecuted crimes of both misdemeanor and felony crimes of child abuse and sexual assault on both children and adults.
Thereafter, Shania worked as an Assistant County Attorney for the Westchester County Attorney’s Office, where she handled Article 10 cases of Abuse and Neglect of children. Most, recently, prior to joining Morgan and Morgan, Shania worked as an Associate Attorney for Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly, litigating insurance defense cases.
During law school, Shania interned in the Pace Criminal Defense Clinic, working as a student attorney defending those accused of crimes in Bronx, NY. She also interned for the Family Court Legal Program at Pace Women’s Justice Center, White Plains, NY, where she directly assisted victims of domestic violence in obtaining emergency orders of protection. Further, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge La Tia Martin in New York State Supreme Court, 12th Judicial District. Finally, her law school career consisted of her being a Research Assistant for two Law Professors, where she conducted legal research to in both Prisoner’s Rights and Juvenile Rights law.
Shania is committed to being a zealous advocate for her clients and will dedicate her time to assist them in achieving the best possible outcome.
Outside of work, Shania has become a Debate Coach for Bishop Loughlin Memorial HS’s Speech and Debate Team. She is also the founder of a Mentorship Program, where she provides assistance in mentoring the youth. She also enjoys dancing and attending sports events.
- J.D., Pace Law School, cumme laude 2020 B.A.
- John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Fall 2016
- New York Bar