Lydia is originally from Statesboro, Georgia. She attended the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a minor in History. During her 1L summer, Lydia returned to Washington, DC to work as a law clerk for Catholic University’s Office of General Counsel and during her 2L summer she interned at U.S. Department of Education’s Office of the General Counsel. After graduation, Lydia plans to clerk for a judge on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. In her free time, Lydia enjoys hiking, camping, and playing the ukulele.