Mississippians need elected officials who understand the importance of working together, beyond party lines, to better our State. Shanda is a lawyer whose career has included representing small business owners, Fortune 500 companies, and injured Mississippians. Having advocated on behalf of such a wide range of clients, Shanda has a unique, balanced perspective. She can listen to and understand the concerns of a diverse constituency and bring her experience to bear in working towards finding common ground to effectively serve all Mississippians.
Shanda is a partner at Burns & Associates, PLLC where she practices with her husband and business partner, Yancy Burns. Yancy is a combat veteran who deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom with the Mississippi Army National Guard. Shanda and Yancy are the proud parents of Evan, their spirited nine-year-old son.