Valencia was born and raised in Rowlett, Texas, but her family hails from Durban, South Africa. In the Firm’s early days, she would intern every summer at the Naidoo Law Firm. Then she became a practicing Associate Attorney in November 2012. She now handles a majority of the civil cases that come into the Naidoo Law Firm. During her time in law school, Valencia studied at BPP Law School in London, England, and at Universiteit Leiden in Leiden, The Netherlands. Her studies abroad focused on European Union Law, Competition Law, International Dispute Resolution, and Tort Law. Valencia prides herself on being candid to all clients as she breaks down the entire legal process and navigates them to resolution of their case. In her free time, Valencia is an avid world traveler, an active member of the Junior League of Dallas and Shoreline City Church, an Equestrian Assistant at the Texas Horse Park’s Horse Therapy organization, Equest and a foster dog mom for DFW RescueMe.
2009, University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in Government
2012, South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctor
State Bar of Texas, Northern District of Texas Federal Court