Magaly Grimaldo was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to practicing law she attended the University of Michigan in An Arbor, MI. She received her Bachelors in Social Science, with a minor in Latin American Studies. After graduating, she moved to Houston, TX with her family. Ms. Grimaldo became interested in studying law while employed as a case manager in a law firm, and was encouraged by other attorneys at the firm.
Ms. Grimaldo attended Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law. During her time in Law School she was in the Dean’s List and received awards for the highest grade in several courses. She had the opportunity to attend the Madrid Summer Law Institute and study at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, Spain.
During her time in Law School Ms. Grimaldo also worked as a clerk for Criminal Defense Attorney James Stafford. She served as a judicial intern to Judge Jeff Bohm of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District. In her last semester, she served as an intern with the Department of Justice, Executive Office of Immigration Review. She graduated Cum Laude.
Ms. Grimaldo enjoys learning and helping her community by volunteering with Pro Bono work. She likes speaking with clients and informing people in the community of their legal rights.