Candle Wester earned her bachelor’s degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in business administration. She graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law with a concentration in alternative dispute resolution. Candle went on to earn a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois. She worked at Southern Illinois School of Law for five and half years as the Access Services Librarian, taught in the first-year legal research and writing program, and co-taught an advanced legal research course. Candle is currently the Assistant Director for Faculty Services at the University of South Carolina School of Law.