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Born and raised in Florida, Attorney Ashley Bruner graduated from the University of South Florida in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology. In 2015, she pursued her Juris Doctor degree from WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School and graduated cum laude in 2018.
While at WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Ms. Bruner was very active. She held numerous leadership titles including: Governor and Public Relations Chair with the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division; Florida Association of Women Lawyers, where she served as the Secretary; Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society, where she served on the Rules Committee Chair; and she served as a Grade Appeals Magistrate. In addition to her extensive leadership roles, Ms. Bruner graduated in the top 25% of her class, made Dean’s List and Honor Roll 2015-2017 consecutively, and was elected by her classmates as the Valedictory speaker at her graduation ceremony.
Prior to law school, Ms. Bruner worked at a Plaintiff’s firm for five years handling Personal Injury and Auto Accident cases. Ms. Bruner’s experience includes working on, and resolving, numerous personal injury cases on behalf of her clients, as well as working as a Criminal Defense Attorney representing individuals charged with Misdemeanor and Felony offenses with a focus on DUI defense. In 2019, Ms. Bruner joined McIntyre Thanasides as a Trial Attorney where she advocates for the wrongfully injured and handles an array of cases, including Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Civil Litigation.
Ms. Bruner is licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts. She is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, the Florida Justice Association, and Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers’ Association.
In her spare time, Ms. Bruner enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as her two dogs, Betty Boop and Brewski.
*Ashley Bruner is an employee of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A.