Ann grew up in Charleston and attended college at the University of Virginia, where she was an Echols Scholar and earned a B.A. in Sociology in 1999. During her college summers, she worked as a paralegal in several Charleston law firms. Ann graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2003, and then served as a law clerk to South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Howard P. King in Sumter, South Carolina. Upon returning to Charleston, Ann specialized in personal injury litigation defense before joining the Charleston County Clerk of Court as the Family Court Docketing Manager. Ann assists in a variety of personal injury, business, and real estate litigation matters. In her free time, she enjoys freelancing as a florist and traveling with her husband, Chris.