Kelly Shaban serves as a Staff Attorney at HomeBase, where she works to empower and support local governments and service providers with the necessary skill set to achieve HUD compliance, strategic planning, and program implementation in their efforts to eradicate homelessness.
Prior to joining HomeBase, Kelly worked as a supervising attorney at the Social Security Administration in the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. She oversaw a team of attorneys and support staff and collaborated with Administrative Law Judges to make 4,000 disability determinations a year. During her time with the federal government, Kelly was selected as a Presidential Management Fellow where she performed a detail with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California that focused on criminal justice reform. Kelly’s passion for serving the most vulnerable members of her community has led her to work on issues related to disability, homelessness, criminal justice reform, and immigration.
Kelly graduated with her B.A. and B.S. from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) before receiving her J.D. from Catholic University Law School in Washington, D.C. In her spare time, Kelly is active in her church community, loves hiking with her husband, and enjoys providing quality assessments of all Bay Area ice cream shops.