Heather is originally from Diboll, Texas where she was born and raised. She graduated from Diboll High School in 1993 before attending Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas where she obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry. In 1998 she enrolled in the Stephen F. Austin State University Forest Science program and graduated in 2000 with her Master's Degree. She attended South Texas College of Law from 2000 to 2003 and graduated in the top 11% of her class. She practiced with the same firm in Galveston, Texas for 10 years before deciding to move back to East Texas with her family in 2013. She practiced with a firm in Nacogdoches, Texas for nearly two years before deciding to open her own practice in the same town. She and her husband, Lynn, are very proud of their son, Jesse, and their daughter, Madelyn.

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