Ms. Chavarria was born in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and minor in Political Science. In 2006, she received a Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy from Schiller International University in London, England. In 2009, she graduated from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Prior to opening her own practice, Ms. Chavarria worked for immigration firms in Austin and Dallas.