Kelly Byrnes & Danker, PLLC

Since entering private practice in August of 2006, Ann N. Luu has focused exclusively on family, and she has appeared in all of the circuit court and juvenile and domestic relations district courts in northern Virginia.  During her career, Ann has represented a variety of clients and handled a wide variety of legal issues, from complex equitable distribution matters, to challenging custody disputes, to protective orders.  Ann has also successfully negotiated many settlements.

Before entering private practice, Ann completed a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Richard B. Potter, then Chief Judge, of the Prince William County Circuit Court.  During her clerkship, Ann also assisted the Prince William County Bar Association in completely revising its “Domestic Relations Practice Guidelines” a publication designed to assist attorneys in navigating the court system.

Ann received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from George Mason University in May 2000, having made the Dean’s List several times. She earned her law degree cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law in May 2004, graduating in the top fifteen percent of her class. Ann was selected to participate in the school’s Honors Program after her first year, and was also awarded the Roger Williams University Presidential Scholarship, Dean’s Achievement Award, and Ester Clark Foundation Scholarship, all of which were scholarships awarded based solely on academic achievement.

While in law school, Ann participated in an externship program serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable Ernest C. Torres, Chief Judge, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. She was also a student attorney in the school’s Community Justice and Legal Assistance Clinic, which provides free legal representation to the underprivileged and low-income families.

Ann was born in Saigon, Vietnam, and speaks fluent Vietnamese. After her family emigrated from Vietnam in the mid-70s, she was raised in California, Texas, Virginia and Rhode Island.

Ann is a member of the Virginia State Bar; the Fairfax County Bar Association; and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia, of which she serves as a Board Member.