Lidia A. Gonzalez is a native of Houston, Texas where she attended undergraduate at University of Houston. She graduated from University of Houston in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. She received her law degree from Southern University Law Center in December of 2015. During her first year of law school, Lidia was nationally selected and was the first student from Southern University Law Center to participate in a summer internship with the Law School Admission Counsel (LSAC). During the remainder of her law school career, Lidia interned with the Texas Legislative Internship Program (TLIP) and the Middle District of Louisiana. Lidia was admitted into the bar in May of 2016. Lidia is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, in the United States District Courts for the Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.