Sherry earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Toledo in 1994. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Toledo, College of Law in 1998. After being admitted into the State of Ohio Bar, Sherry served as a Staff Attorney for Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Division of Domestic Relations for 11 ½ years. During her tenure as a staff attorney, Sherry assisted judges and magistrates with various complex legal issues and was a member of various committees, including the Forms of Committee and the Local Rules Committee. She is trained in collaborative law and mediation, and she contributed to the treatise Sowald & Morgenstern's Domestic Relations Law, a premier legal resource.
After leaving the county domestic relations court, Sherry joined Slive & Slive Co., L.P.A. in 2012, where she remained for four years. In early 2016, Sherry A. Naegele began her own practice, Naegele Law Firm. Her firm encompasses all areas of family law, including divorce, domestic violence, property distribution, and juvenile court matters concerning child support and parental rights.