About The firm

Law Office of Anna C. Brace Overview

The Law Offices of Anna C. Brace is committed to providing a caring environment while aggressively representing your matter. Anna has chosen to limit her practice to family law. This concentration in family law allows Anna and her staff to understand the cutting edge trends in the law and the courtroom.

Anna and her staff believe in fully informing their clients of the facts, the law, and possible outcomes in their particular situation. Anna finds that clients are much more at ease when they understand the process and the steps needed to finalize the process. Anna will spend a great deal of time with clients not just explaining the law, but also describing the process including what to expect in court.


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The Law Offices of Anna C. Brace work as a team to meet your needs. Our entire staff is at your service to provide information, experience, and insight in your matter. Anna and her staff keep clients informed. All items prepared by our office or forwarded to our office are immediately forwarded to the client so that the client has a complete file of their matter. We believe that you deserve not only to see the progress but also to understand each and every step.

In order to keep our clients up to date, our office utilizes email to scan all documentation to ensure that our clients are immediately informed regarding their matter and that our communications remain confidential. Whether you are traveling for business, in another state, or merely down the street, you will instantly receive information regarding your matter as it is received.

Anna C. Brace


Anna was born and raised in Orange County. Anna graduated from UCLA and Whittier Law School. She was a member of the prestigious Whittier Law School Law Review.

For the past decade, Anna has been proud to have a hands-on approach to practicing
law and has solely practiced family law since 1999. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California. Anna is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section; The State Bar of California, Family Law Section; The Alliance for Children, and has volunteered for Kids First. She also volunteers as an Orange County Bar Association Fee Arbitrator.

Anna resides in South Orange County with her family. As a parent with three young boys, Anna understands firsthand the stresses and joys that children bring to our lives. Anna is a caring attorney who is concerned about the day to day details that affect you and your family.

John C. Gugliotta


John was born and raised in New York. John graduated from Whittier Law School and is licensed to practice in both California and New York.

John is a trial attorney who often provides valuable advice for long cause trial preparation and litigation.

Deanna Lamb


Deanna is our office paralegal and a vital part of our legal team. Deanna graduated from Cal State Long Beach. We recruited Deanna from the Public Defender’s office to provide our clients with a resourceful and professional staff member.

Deanna has a young family and understands the challenges of raising children. Deanna has a down to earth style in dealing with our clients’ day to day problems and coming up with creative solutions.

Jill A. Davis

Legal Assistant

Jill graduated from Cal State Fullerton and is currently in a master’s degree program. Jill is an extremely understanding individual who truly enjoys assisting our clients.

Jill is our office’s other diligent legal assistant. Jill is the individual who ensures that all communications received or sent from our office are copied to the client by email.