Sanem Ozdural was born in Turkey and spent her childhood in England. In 1989 she made her way to the US, where she studied economics at Princeton University. She moved to New Orleans after graduating from Boston University law school, where she practiced as a prosecutor and civil litigator and spent seven wonderful years living in the French Quarter. In 2004 she migrated from New Orleans to New York, where she practiced law, and from thence to Istanbul, Turkey in 2013 to teach international business law at Koc University. She moved back to New Orleans 2016, where she practices law and loves living in the French Quarter.