Mrs. Spangenberg teaches Company Law, Commercial Law, Bankruptcy and Contract Drafting at Bucerius Law School. She received her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2004, where she externed at the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives as well as the Lexington Legal Aid Office. She received her Bachelor of Science in Political Science at Texas A&M University. She participated in the first international exchange semester at Bucerius Law School in 2002. After receiving her Juris Doctor, she was selected by the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung as a German Chancellor Scholar (Bundeskanzlerstipendiatin) where she was the Scholar-in-Residence at the Evangelisches Institut for Kirchenrecht an der Universität Potsdam under the mentorship of Verband Diakonischer Dienstgeber Deutschland, e.V. Mrs. Spangenberg is an Attorney-at-Law and a member of the Texas Bar.