I am a Certified Family Law Specialist and have focused solely on family law issues since 2005, when I was admitted to the California bar.
My family law practice is focused on strategizing practical solutions for each client, embracing the ideology every client is unique and benefits from a thoughtful approach to resolving their particular issues.
I believe in empowering clients with knowledge and am an excellent communicator and listener. I am particularly attuned to the emotional aspects of family law issues and the necessity for ongoing and active communication to ensure that client’s needs and objectives are met. I excel at rapport-building both with clientele and with opposing parties or attorneys, focusing on crafting workable solutions.
I have completed a 40 hour mediation certification program and attempt to resolve matters outside of court and/ or prior to trial whenever possible, I am also a successful advocate in adversarial proceedings and vehemently promote my clients' interests through litigation when necessary.
Licensed since 2005
Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I have worked with Ashley as the opposing counsel in a case. She is thoughtful and willing to work with all parties to reach a fair and equitable settlement and is not one of those attorneys who will push for further "bleeding" emotionally or financially. I endorse this attorney.
Alice Cheng Child Custody Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Ashley worked with me at the beginning of her legal career and focused on Personal Injury and Employment Law matters. She was bright, articulate, proactive, interacted well with clients and was a valuable asset to my firm. Currently, I refer any of my clients who need family law services.
Stephen Gorski Personal Injury Attorney
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Public Interest Law Certificate||University of San Francisco||2005|
|Cum Laude||Georgetown University||1998|
|Supervising Attorney||Levine Law Group, LLP||2013 - Present|
|Associate||Whiting, Fallon, Ross & Abel, LLP||2011 - 2013|
|Associate Attorney||John F. Prentice and Associates||2007 - 2009|
|Associate||Law Offices of Renee Marcelle||2006 - 2007|
|Associate||Law Office of Stephen Gorski||2005 - 2006|
|Law Clerk||Bay Area Legal Aid||2003 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Association of Certified Family Law Specialists||Member||2013 - Present|
|California Women Lawyers||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Attorney Member||2011 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Alameda County Bar Association||Family Law Section Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||Attorney Member||2006 - Present|
|Husband vs. Wife||Husband was imputed with income for purposes of calculating both child support and permanent spousal support.|
|Father vs. Mother||The Court adopted the recommendations of the custody evaluator and ordered a modified visitation schedule for Father with the parties' minor daughter.|
|Advanced Family Law Training||N/A||Unknown||2012|
|U of San Francisco SOL||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|State of New York -- Certified Family Law Mediator||N/A||Unknown||2003|
|Fordham University School of Law||N/A||Unknown||2003|
|Georgetown Univ||English and Women's Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|