Carla Hartley has served in every possible position with a law firm, from receptionist and file clerk to litigation attorney. While attending law school, Carla Hartley was employed by The Law Offices Of Donna C. Santo. Carla Hartley graduated with High Honors from Ventura College of Law and was soon thereafter hired by another premier firm as an associate attorney where she remained until opening her own firm in 2009.
Carla Hartley is a member of the Christian Lawyers Association and is a founding member of the Ventura Teen Legal Clinic.
Carla Hartley is a Marine Corps veteran. As a Sergeant, her achievements include Marine of the Quarter (2), Good Conduct Medal (2), Overseas Service Ribbon, and Liberation of Kuwait Medal and Ribbon.