Ms. Elmazi is a native of North Texas. She attended Southern Methodist University, graduating with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and International Studies.
Upon graduating from SMU, Ms. Elmazi attended Texas Tech University School of Law in pursuit of her Juris Doctorate. During her time at TTU, Ms. Elmazi excelled academically, earning the Distinction Award in the Study of Evidence. She served as a Staff Editor and Articles Editor for the Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal. Additionally, Ms. Elmazi was a Senator for the Student Bar Association. In her final year, she received the Dupree Award as the student whom best exemplified the abilities desired in one soon to join the legal profession.
Her proudest achievement was to represent TTU as an advocate. She served as the Chair of Trial Advocacy for the Board of Barristers and competed in several national mock trial and moot court competitions. In her third year, Ms. Elmazi was inducted into the National Order of Barristers.
During law school, Ms. Elmazi clerked for an immigration firm, working a number of asylum, naturalization, Special Immigrant Juvenile, and waiver cases for clients. Ms. Elmazi is proficient in both Albanian and Spanish. As the child of immigrants, she understands the immigrant struggle. For her immigration law is not simply a job; it is a deeply rooted passion.