- Employment Law
- Personal Injury
A Florida native and raised in the small town of Plant City, Florida, Attorney Ashley Hart graduated from the University of South Florida in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology. In 2014, she pursued her Juris Doctor degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and graduated in 2018.
Ms. Hart was highly involved throughout her time at WMU Cooley Law School. In addition to her membership in several organizations, she held numerous leadership titles, including: American Bar Association Civil Rights and Social Justice Student Committee Member; Florida Association of Women Lawyers, where she served as Secretary and President; and WMU Cooley Journal of Practical & Clinical Law Articles Editor.
Prior to starting with Printy and Printy, Ms. Hart interned with United Nations High Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) where she monitored and analyzed proposed legislation affecting refugees, asylum seekers, and stateless individuals; researched and drafted legal memorandum on statelessness status determination and the one-year bar to affirmative asylum applications; and attended congressional hearings to represent UNHCR as a policy liaison. Ms. Hart has experience with vulnerable populations who seek immigrant and non-immigrant visas allowing her to navigate sensitive topics with care. Moreover, she has professional trainings in child labor and domestic servitude, human trafficking 101, and commercial sexual exploitation of children identification and engagement.
Ms. Hart is licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts and a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division, Florida Association of Women Lawyers and American Immigration Lawyers Association.
In her spare time, Ms. Hart enjoys taking her German Shepard Loki to the park and spending time with her family and friends.