Before joining Sutter O’Connell, Ashley gained extensive litigation and trial experience at a Canton, Ohio area law firm, where she was instrumental in trials and settlements of several cases in various Ohio counties. Ashley’s professional experience includes a variety of practice areas, including personal injury, medical malpractice, business litigation, employment law, workers compensation, and general litigation. Ashley is a graduate of the University of Akron School of Law, where she excelled as an advocate on several nationally acclaimed mock trial teams and earned several trial competition awards.

Ashley enjoys being involved with the legal community and is currently a pupil of the Scanlon-Bell American Inn of Court. She has served as an instructor at Akron Law’s annual Summer Trial Academy since the program was founded in 2015 and serves as a coach for its mock trial team competition program.


  • Ohio (2015)
  • Pennsylvania (2018)
  • United States District Courts
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Southern District of Ohio


  • Ohio University (B.A., 2012)
  • The University of Akron School of Law (J.D., 2015)

Representative Matters

  • Rodney Pugh v. Mercy Health Youngstown, LLC., Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. 2015 CV 01106: Obtained successful verdict for client in a two-week long medical malpractice/wrongful death trial.


  • Akron Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • Scanlon-Bell American Inn of Court

Awards & Recognition

  • CALI Award for Excellence for the Future Award in Remedies
  • First Place, 2015 Akron Law Intramural Mock Trial Competition
  • Second Place, 2014 Landskroner Foundation for Children Closing Argument Competition
  • Second Place, 2014 Akron Law Intramural Mock Trial Competition
  • Second Place, 2015 Akron Law Client Counseling Competition