She is passionate about criminal justice reform and has worked pro bono for clients serving excessive time for low-level drug offenses. As the firm’s Diversity Advisor, Cheslie works to advance and sharpen the Firm’s diversity and inclusion development. She works closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in developing initiatives, recruiting efforts, and educating attorneys and staff. She brings a wealth of knowledge and world experience to her new role. As someone with unique insight into the Firm, she is able to help continue its commitment to fostering a culture that is both diverse and inclusive.
Cheslie is not actively practicing law.
Wake Forest University, JD
Wake Forest University, MBA
University of South Carolina Honors College, BS, cum laude
Miss USA 2019
National Champion – AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition
1L Trial Bar Competition Champion
Division I athlete – track and field
+Professional & Community Activities
Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas
Member, Leadership Charlotte, Class 40
Millennial Advisory Board Member, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Volunteer, Dress for Success Charlotte
Member, Ayscue Professionalism Award Committee, Mecklenburg County Bar