Ms. Ordonez grew up in Prosper, Texas. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law where she served on the Texas Tech Business and Bankruptcy Law Journal and earned individual recognition for her journal comment, which was published for Volume 5 Book 1. During her time in law school, she participated in the Family Law Clinic where she provided pro bono services to assist low income family in an array of family law matters. In addition, Ms. Ordonez participated in the ABA National Arbitration team and the ABA National Representation in Mediation Team. Following law school, Ms. Ordonez worked at a nationally recognized law firm Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgarrd, and Smith, LLP. During her time at Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Ordonez enhanced her skills as a litigator and represented clients in general liability, medical malpractice, and commercial liability.