Ashley Close

Staff Attorney, Healthy Together

aclose@childrenslawcenter.org

202-417-8956

Ashley Close is a staff attorney on the Healthy Together team. Ashley joined Children’s Law Center in 2022 after clerking for the Honorable United States District Judge Claude M. Hilton in the Eastern District of Virginia. During law school, she spent two semesters as a student advisor in George Mason’s Veterans and Servicemen clinic helping clients acquire disability and other service benefits. She also interned with the Legal Aid Society of DC, the Arlington Public Defender, the Federal Public Defender of the Eastern District of Virginia, and the US Attorney’s Office in DC. Prior to law, Ashley spent three years working for the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill.

Education:

George Mason University Law School, JD

Abilene Christian University, BA, Political Science