Debbie was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. As a single mother, she uprooted and moved to Conway, MO in 1997 looking for a fresh start. Debbie attended college in Springfield where she graduated with an A.A.S. She did her internship at Legal Services of Southwest Missouri/Domestic Violence Unit, where she was offered a permanent position. She then obtained a position at a small law firm in Marshfield, MO as a paralegal, working on Family, Juvenile, Civil and Criminal cases. Putting in hard work, and with determination and commitment, she was eventually promoted to business manager. Debbie brings over fifteen years of combined paralegal and law firm management experience with her.
Debbie has resided in Springfield for five years. When she’s not with one of her three children and/or four grandchildren, you can find her at the gym where she aspires to be in beast mode. Debbie also enjoys riding her bike on local and surrounding states’ bike trails and hiking. She enjoys weekend adventures with her friends and hopes to one day travel around the country exploring on her bike.