Emily grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Oregon, before attending the University of Oregon. She graduated in three years with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with honors. 

After graduating from the University of Oregon, Emily took a year off from school. She worked in a Family Law Facilitator office in her local county courthouse, where she earned invaluable experience assisting low-income individuals with divorce, child custody matters, and restraining orders. 

Emily then loaded up a U-Haul and moved south to Texas to attend Baylor Law School. At Baylor Law, Emily became a National Member of the Order of the Barristers and a Member of the Baylor Law School Society of the Barristers. She also traveled to Virginia to compete in the Regent Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. Emily spent both of her summers of law school clerking for Turner McDowell Rowan. Emily graduated Cum Laude from Baylor Law in May of 2021.

Emily lives in Richardson and is an active member of her community. She is a fiercely passionate advocate for her clients. As a child of divorce, Emily understands the immense impact that each family law case has on not only the parties, but also their children, family, and friends. Emily strives to not only obtain the best outcome for her clients, but also to counsel her clients through what is undoubtedly an incredibly difficult time in their life.