Migdalia was raised in the Roxbury and Dorchester area of Boston and is the first in her family to pursue higher education. She graduated from English High School with a state championship for the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Mock Trial tournament. She then graduated Boston College with a degree in Political Science & Communications, and earned a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School.

Migdalia is currently a Trial Attorney for the Youth Advocacy Division. She defends young people charged with delinquent/criminal charges and is assigned to the Roxbury office, handling the Suffolk County jurisdiction. Previously, she worked for 2 years as an Attorney for the South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. under the U.S. Department of Justice LAV (Legal Assistance for Victims) grant, representing low-income victims of domestic violence with family law cases and child custody/abuse cases.

Migdalia was also an Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County for 7 years, and was assigned to the Boston Juvenile Court, handling cases involving youthful offenders in Superior Court, and delinquency cases in the Juvenile Court. Prior to BJC, she was assigned to the Roxbury Division of Boston Municipal Court.

Migdalia was the 2011 recipient of the Brian J. Honan Award for Community Service and Courtroom Excellence at the Suffolk County D.A.’s Office, honored as Distinguished Alumni of English High School in 2011, received the Agent of Change Award for her commitment to youth by Mass Housing in 2011, and was a recipient of the District Attorney’s Role Model Award in 2012. She has been an active board member of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) since 2011, and served as President of MAHA in 2017. She also founded the annual Juvenile Justice Youth Symposium in 2017 to engage young people in thought and discussion about the Juvenile justice system that impacts them directly.