Dorie grew up in Georgia but attended college at North Carolina State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2015. She then relocated back to Georgia and attended the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, graduating in 2018. While in law school, Dorie served the student body as the Student Bar Association's Vice President. After graduating, Dorie moved out to the South Carolina coast and has worked in family law and real estate since 2018.
Dorie lives in Georgetown with her fiancé, Taylor, and their cat, Tuna. In her free time you can likely find her playing cards with friends, out on the beach, or fishing with Taylor.