Stephanie was born and raised in the St. Louis, Missouri area. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice and minor in sociology. She then moved to Phoenix, where she later graduated with her law degree from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Prior to family law, Stephanie had experience in complex and catastrophic personal injury law cases. It was working those cases that she realized her passion for helping individuals and families during one of the most stressful and difficult times of their lives. This led to her pursuing family law, as she empathizes with the difficulties surrounding family matters.