Shristi graduated with a B.A. LLB (Hons.) degree from NUJS, Kolkata in 2018. After a short stint as a transactional lawyer, she is currently practicing criminal law in her home district in Jharkhand, India. She is enrolled as an Advocate at the Bar Council of Delhi.
She has been a member of Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) since 2015 and has participated as a speaker at GAJE conferences in 2015 and 2021. She was an active member of the legal aid clinic of her university and continues to provide pro bono services at present as well.