Autumn earned a B.S. in International Trade & Finance from Louisiana State University. Autumn then received a Juris Doctor from Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University. During law school, Autumn was an intern for a specialty finance company, monitoring legislation and assisting in the promotion of state and federal capital access programs. After graduating from law school, Autumn clerked at the 21st Judicial District Court.
Before practicing law, Autumn worked in China where she gained experience in both the public and private sectors. Autumn also studied Mandarin Chinese at Louisiana State University and several universities throughout China, gaining a working knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.