A native of Colorado City, Texas
, Debbra graduated from Lippert Court Reporting School in 1976. Once licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas, her work has included the following positions:
- Deputy Official Reporter, 64th Judicial District Court of Hale County, Texas.
- Freelance Reporter, Hub City Reporters, Lubbock, Texas
- Deputy Official Reporter, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division, Honorable John H. Wood, Jr.
- Freelance Reporter, Southwest Reporters
- Official Reporter, 201st Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas, Honorable Jerry Dellana
- Freelance Reporter, Affiliated Reporters
- Owner, Debbra Wood, CSR