Annie Bright was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. She studied political science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduated with her BA in Comparative Politics. Annie returned to Texas to attend St. Mary’s University School of Law where she graduated summa cum laude.
In law school, Annie was a member of the Law Journal, where she served as Comment Editor and a member of the Editorial Board. She received the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Administrative Law, Federal Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and Torts. Annie was awarded the Presidential Law Scholarship, the Chief Justice Catherine M. Stone Rock of Justice Award, and the Presidential Award for her demonstrated commitment to leadership, service, and academic excellence. While in law school, she represented immigration clients in the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and worked as a law clerk at DMCA.
After law school, Annie received a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy at The Fletcher School of International Affairs at Tufts University. She studied International Law and Humanitarian Action while researching the financial journeys of refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers across the world with the Leir Institute for Migration and Human Security. Annie returned to DMCA and is now a licensed attorney.