Lorraine grew up in clear lake shores and attended clear lake high school. She previously worked at Lockheed and was married at 21. She has lived in Austin, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and Florida. While living in Florida she obtained her paralegal degree. She settled back in Houston in 2000 and began working as a paralegal. She worked for a few attorneys before settling in at Hegwood Law Group in 2002. She has been serving on the Pasadena Habitat for Humanity board for 3 years. In her free time she soaks up time with her one grandson.