Professor Mayfield is a 2019 graduate of Mitchell Hamline’s Hybrid J.D. blended learning program. She has a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry from Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Fresno. Prior to and during law school, she had a successful career in higher education as an adjunct instructor of Living World Religions and an academic advisor to science and engineering majors. In her final year of law school, she clerked for a real estate attorney where she gained valuable experience in transactional and litigation matters involving probate, ownership transfers and disputes, insurance bad faith, construction defects, fraud, breach of contract, and commercial leases.