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Growing up with her father, Michael Schiavone, a well-known and respected criminal defense attorney in Savannah, Georgia, Ashley knew at an early age that she wanted to practice criminal law. In her second year of law school, Ashley earned the prestigious honor of clerking for the Honorable Judge William T. Moore, Chief Federal Judge of the Southern District of Georgia.  After graduating law school in May 2008, she began working as a law clerk with Head, Thomas, Webb & Willis, one of the best DUI and criminal law firms in the state of Georgia. When she passed the Georgia Bar Exam in October 2008, she accepted an associate position with the firm and  has been practicing law since then. She is honored to have worked with William Head and the other well-known partners of this firm.    She's a member of GACDL (Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), NCDD (National College for DUI Defense, Inc.), Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers, State Bar of Georgia and the ABA (American Bar Association).  She has also attended several seminars dedicated to continuing education in the areas of DUI and criminal defense. In 2009, she attended an intensive seminar that qualified her as an instructor of field sobriety evaluations in accordance with NHTSA (National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration) standards. Aside from her interest in practicing law, she also likes to travel and study abroad. In the summer of 2006, she participated in a London Study Abroad program through the University of Miami Law School. For seven weeks, she lived in London and studied International Law at the University College of London. During this time, she also traveled to Paris, France, Oxford University, and several areas of Italy. In January 2012, Ashley opened up her own law firm, Schiavone Law, P.C. and is currently practicing as a solo practioner in the areas of general criminal defense (misdemeanor and felony cases), DUI, traffic law and uncontested divorce.  She is also expanding her practice to include both personal injury and worker's compensation law.



Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Divorce: 10%
  4. Speeding Ticket: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

35 total 

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  • Allison Elizabeth McCarthy

    A strong legal advocate for her clients, Ashley NEVER backs down. She has written a fantastic book and is always very current on the law. All of her clients are very fortunate to have her representing them.


    Allison McCarthy DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Douglas Wayne Lewis

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Schiavone is a highly-skilled criminal defense attorney that tirelessly fights hard for her clients. She is a tenacious trial attorney and has a great working knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of Georgia. Ms. Schiavone is an honest and trustworthy attorney who can be counted on to do what she says she will do.


    Douglas Lewis Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Schiavone Law, P.C.

6340 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Suite
Duluth, GA, 30097


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200801/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
"Atlanta's Finest 2014 Professionals"Proactive Resources and Creative Loafing2014
"Atlanta's Finest 2012 Professionals"Proactive Resources and Creative Loafing.2012
Mastering Scientific Evidence Cert. of Completion- Spring CourseNational College for DUI Defense2011
Mastering Scientific Evidence Cert. of Completion- Summer CourseNational College of DUI Defense2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHead Thomas Webb and Willis LLC2008 - Present
Law ClerkHonorable William T. Moore, Chief Judge, Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division2007 - 2007
Office AssistantHerndon & Costner, P.C.2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gwinnett County Veteran's CourtOn-Duty Defense Attorney and Staff Member2015 - Present
"DUIDLA" DUI Defense Lawyers AssocationFounding Member2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2009 - Present
Georgia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2008 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2008 - Present
Georgia Defense of Drinking DriversMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gwinnett County DUI .17 Breath Test= NOT GUILTYNot Guilty
Cherokee County DUI Marijuana and Blood Test = NOT GUILTYNOT GUILTY after jury trial - DUID
State v. Muwakkill -Multiple Felony Case5 years probation
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Publication nameTitleDate
Self Published"Defending DUI: Case Outline and Traffic Manual."2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Highway Traffic and Safety AdministrationN/A24 hr. DUI Detection & Standardized FST Course Completion2009
National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationN/ADUI Detection & Standardized FST Instructor Course Completion2009
Ga Assoc. Criminal Defense LawyersN/AOther - Bachelors2009
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Florida State UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
City of Roswell Town Hall MeetingExpert Panelist on Underage Drinking2010