Debborah J. Martin was born and raised in Reno, Nevada and has lived all over the world. She graduated from the University of Maryland with an undergraduate degree in Paralegal Studies and graduate degree in Criminal Justice. She began her legal career as a paralegal and law librarian with the USAF at Ramstein AFB in Germany, continuing with JAG until 1997. From there, she taught Criminal Justice classes until 2009 and then took a break to work in a management capacity until 2017. She joined the law team of David B. Bice in 2017 and serves as legal assistant and office manager.