Lampley graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2004, where she was named Outstanding Graduate from the National Association of Women Lawyers. Following law school, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Harris L Hartz who sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Before joining the faculty at St. Mary’s, Lampley practiced complex civil litigation at Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP in Denver, Colorado, where she specialized in commercial class action disputes, corporate disputes, arbitration enforcement, punitive damages, and professional malpractice. Lampley began her teaching career as a visiting assistant professor at Wake Forest University School of Law from 2007-2008.
While in Denver, Lampley was Chair of the Board of Directors The Gathering Place, a day shelter that provides a wide range of services to individuals in need. Lampley was also named one of Denver Business Journal’s 2012 “Forty under Forty” of promising business professionals and a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2011. She now lives in San Antonio with her husband and two-year old daughter. Her hobbies include hiking, tennis, and investment market analysis.