Born in Hong Kong, Mandy moved to Canada at age six. She graduated from SFU with a BA in psychology in 2008 and then moved into studies in law. First completing a legal administrative assistant certificate in 2009 from Capilano University, followed by a paralegal certificate from Vancouver Community College in 2015, Mandy has worked in plaintiff-side personal injury law since 2009. In 2011 she started at Slater Vecchio, first as a legal assistant and then as a paralegal in 2017. Her hobbies include travelling, hiking, and spending time with Bailey, her corgi.