Sephora Tshiswaka was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and eventually moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where she graduated from Haltom High School.
After graduation, Sephora completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Texas and went on to earn her law degree at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
While there, Sephora served as the Digital Content Editor for the Thurgood Marshall Law Review and sat on the bench as 2L and 3L Justice for the Thurgood Marshall Honor Court. Sephora made the Dean’s list every applicable semester, was a Constitutional Law Tutor, served as 3L Board Treasurer, and mentored first-year law students trying to find their footing in their first year.
She also secured a judicial internship during her last summer session and served as a student attorney for the Thurgood Marshall Child Welfare Clinic. Sephora graduated from law school Magna Cum Laude and in two and a half years, though the norm is three years, and subsequently passed the February Uniform Bar Exam in 2022.
Today, Sephora is an Associate Attorney in the Fort Worth Office of The Coffey Firm. She has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 2022 and has worked for The Coffey Firm since being admitted to the bar. Sephora prides herself on being a relatable, down-to-earth attorney aspiring to serve her community and clients.