Rae Shearn has served as legal counsel for Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Academic Honor Society for Criminal Justice Students, since 1997. Additionally, she has been on the Miami Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys board of directors since 2019. Since the beginning of her career, she has been a lifelong member of the FACDL.
She is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, a position she has held since 1999, and she also serves as a presenter at the Bring Your Own Case Seminars. She joined the League of Prosecutors in 2002 and has been a founder member ever since.