Lindsey was born and raised in New Mexico. She received her undergraduate degree in European Studies in 2010 and her master’s degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies in 2014, both from the University of New Mexico. After a short hiatus, Lindsey went to law school and graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2019. Following graduation, Lindsey clerked for the Honorable Megan P. Duffy before joining DACA in February 2022.