Cheryl received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at El Paso and her law degree from Texas Tech School of Law. Cheryl was rated as a Super Lawyer for 2019. Cheryl has been both a vice president and president of the Border Bankruptcy Bar. A member of the State Bar of Texas, she served in the prestigious position of Law Clerk to Justice Ann McClure of the Eighth Court of Appeals. She has been an officer and member of the El Paso Women's Bar Association and is a member of the College of the State Bar. Cheryl is Board Certified and licensed in Consumer Bankruptcy Law in the state of Texas.
Cheryl is a native El Pasoan and has been active in the community, having served as legal counsel to the El Paso Amigo Airshow until 2009. She was a member of the mission team for St. Mark's Methodist Church and has been on the board for many organizations. Cheryl is married to Kirk Davis, and they recently relocated to the Dallas Area. Kirk is a coach at Timberview High School. Her son James served in the U.S. Army. As such, she is sensitive to the needs and concerns of military personnel and their families. She also has three stepchildren and three grandchildren.