Anna M. Bruty received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Iowa. She earned her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Western Michigan University Thomas Cooley School of Law. Bruty was on the Dean’s list and Honor Roll each semester and received a scholarship for her academic performance. While there, she was an Associate Editor for Thomas Cooley Law Review, a Legal Advisor for the Nonprofit Incorporation Project, a Student Ambassador, and a Mock Trial team member. In September 2013 she joined Valentine Law Group as a law clerk and shortly after receiving her license joined the firm as an Associate. She is a member of the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, the Robert Banyard American Inn of Court, the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, and the Celtic Bar Association of Orange County.