Tessa Gardner received her bachelor’s degree in international business from Pepperdine University. While studying at Pepperdine, Tessa played lacrosse and developed her philanthropic purpose as a member of Alpha Phi.
Tessa later went on to get her juris doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. During her time at law school, Tessa interned for the District Attorney's office in the Family Violence and Cold Case units where her passion for seniors' rights developed. Tessa then went on to clerk for Boulder County District Court Judge Judith L. LaBuda. She assisted in over 50 trials including three homicide trials.
Tessa is passionate about working closely with clients and fighting for what they deserve. Tessa enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and being active.