Ms. Fernald obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2019. She participated in the OU College of Law's Early Entry Program, which allowed her to complete both her undergraduate and law degrees in five years.
During law school, Ms. Fernald completed an externship with the Denver District Attorney's Office and a judicial internship with Judge Diego Hunt in Jefferson County. Ms. Fernald also competed for OU's cross country and track and field teams during both undergrad and law school. She then returned to her home state of Colorado where she joined Dagner | Schluter | Mitzner | Werber LLC. She was admitted to the Colorado Bar in November of 2019.