Christy Applegate received her B.A. in Political Science with minors in business and finance from the University of Arkansas in 2014 and received her juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2019. Christy was the president of Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Vice President of Health Law Society, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. Christy was a student teacher for Contracts and Torts, a finalist in her Trial Advocacy Class, and a staff editor for Arkansas Law Review Journal. Christy was raised in Plano, Texas, where her family still resides.