Sydnie Shimkus received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.  While in law school, Ms. Shimkus served as Case Note and Comment Editor for the International Law Review and successfully competed on two national mock trial teams.  Prior to joining Cantey Hanger, Ms. Shimkus spent the first year of her practice developing general civil litigation experience by taking multiple depositions, arguing dispositive motions, and mediating multi-party cases.