Brandie graduated with honors from New Mexico State University in 1997. She relocated to Spokane, Washington and attended Gonzaga School of Law, graduating in the Winter of 2001.
In 2004, she was licensed to practice in the State of Washington; and in 2009 recived her Idaho bar license.
Brandie is currently on the Idaho Supreme Court roster for child and family law mediators. She is currently obatining the necessary qualifications to become a parenting coordinator.