Shadia M. Combs Associate Attorney

Shadia M. Combs

Shadia M. Combs is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Jennifer J. Riley, Ms. Combs worked as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Tort Litigation Unit and for the non-profit Philadelphia Legal Assistance as a Staff Attorney in the Consumer Housing Unit.


She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cateria R. McCabe, Common Pleas Court of Philadelphia Family Division Dependency Branch, and the Honorable Sierra Thomas-Street in the Court of Common Pleas Criminal Division. While in Law School Ms. Combs was committed to public service by interning for Villanova University’s Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE) and working for the Child Advocacy Unit at The Defender Association of Philadelphia in both capacities Ms. Combs helped advocate for those in vulnerable situations. Ms. Combs also worked for DLA Troop Support as a contract specialist trainee.


Ms. Combs is a member of The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia and a proud member of the Quaker City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Ms. Combs earned her J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. She obtained her B.S., cum laude, from Claflin University in Business Administration.

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