Stephanie Armas was born and raised in South Florida. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Florida International University. She received her J.D. degree from St. Thomas University School of Law. For just over five years she was a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem. While in law school she interned at the City Attorney’s office where she assisted with forfeiture cases, foreclosure cases, and drafting legal documents. Upon graduation from law school, she received the Pro Bono Commendation for logging over 100 hours of volunteer legal community service at the Dade County Bar Association. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with her family, reading, fishing, and volunteering.