Natalie was born and raised in the border town of Brownsville, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies and a minor in Economics. Upon graduating from Texas A&M University, Natalie attended St. Mary’s University School of Law, where she received her Doctor of Jurisprudence. At St. Mary’s School of Law, Natalie served as a Staff Writer for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice and was awarded the Staff Writer Excellence Award. Natalie then served as the Managing Executive Editor for Volume 24 of The Scholar. As the Managing Executive Editor, Natalie was responsible for overseeing the publication of The Scholar alongside the Editor-In-Chief for a full academic year. Natalie also served as the Vice President of the Water and Environmental Law Society at St. Mary’s and the Founding President of First-Generation Professionals on campus. As a student attorney at St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice, Natalie represented the best interest of a child as an Amicus Attorney in a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship. As a judicial intern, Natalie drafted a social security judicial opinion on behalf of U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Irma Carrillo Ramirez in the Northern District of Texas. Natalie also competed in the Annual Uvaldo Herrera Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition where teams of law students from the nation’s top law schools argue a case currently before the United States Supreme Court. As such, Ms. Garcia is dedicated to providing the best possible relief for her clients and strives to go above and beyond to seek justice. In her free time, Natalie enjoys traveling, taking outdoor adventures, exploring different cultures and cuisines, and spending time with her nieces, friends, family, and the church community.