Ms. Glaze, a native of Bessemer, Alabama, received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from Auburn University in 1990. She was an officer and member of Beta Alpha Psi accounting honor society and worked with the Auburn Student Accounting Association and the University Programs Council. She began her legal career as a paralegal working in the areas of medical malpractice, worker's compensation, insurance defense and environmental litigation. Ms. Glaze graduated with honors from Birmingham School of Law in 1996, where she was a member of Sigma Delta Kappa legal honor society and Vice President of her class. The same year, she became a member of the Alabama State Bar, following which she practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, creditor's rights and bankruptcy.