Nancy Harrison grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, minoring in Kinesiology. While there, she was on the Deans List, Honors List, a member of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society, and ran both Cross-Country and Track. She earned her J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, now Texas A&M University School of Law. While in law school, Nancy was on the Deans List and interned with the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office.
Nancy is dual-licensed. She was admitted to the Texas State Bar in November 2010 and the California State Bar in July 2013.

From 2011 to 2015, Nancy was employed by the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office. While there, she served first as a misdemeanor chief and prosecutor, then as a felony and intake prosecutor. She handled thousands of criminal cases, including trials, plea bargains, revocations, and dismissals. She also worked on several CPS trials and countless protective orders. She left the District Attorney’s office to begin her own practice in criminal defense and family law.