Sheila Hughes, Esquire is Staff Counsel at the Military Assistance Project ("MAP") headquartered in Philadelphia. MAP provides pro bono legal services to veterans and active service members facing financial crisis. Sheila is an AmeriCorps Equal Justice Works Fellow and a VA accredited attorney. Sheila is an Executive Board Member of the Atlantic County Bar Association and a Trustee of South Jersey Life Skills Lab, Inc. She is also a co-founder of SoPro, AC a "social professionals" networking organization. Sheila spent 8 years as an associate in the commercial litigation department at Cooper Levenson in Atlantic City. During that time she was recognized as Atlantic County's Outstanding Young Lawyer 2014 and Atlantic City Weekly's Top 40 Under 40 2013. Sheila lives in Atlantic City and travels the world as much as she possibly can.