Lindsey graduated with a B.A. from the University of Maryland College Park and received her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. During law school, she served as articles editor for the Maryland Law Review and was a member of the Juvenile Law & Legislative Advocacy clinic. She studied at the Notre Dame Summer London Law Program and clerked at the D.C. Public Defender Service.
Before becoming a lawyer, Lindsey worked in development at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.