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Founder Ashby Lawton Jones, is a graduate of Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Ashby lives in Lexington with her husband and their two children. She is devoted to the practice of law and is particularly devoted to her clients. Ashby has an AV rating with Martindale Hubbell, which indicates her peers have rated her at the highest level of professional excellence.  Ashby is one of only nine women in South Carolina admitted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ashby is Board Certified in Family Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. She has authored articles for the South Carolina Association of Justice Bulletin and is a regular contributor to Lexington Woman Magazine.  Ashby is experienced in a variety of areas, including Divorce and Family Law, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases. Though her practice is currently concentrated in the Midlands, in the past she has represented clients statewide. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Family: 15%
  4. Wrongful Death: 5%

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  • Tiffany Nicole Provence

    I endorse this lawyer. Ashby and I were classmates and I have proudly watched her grow her practice to become one of the best domestic attorneys in her community. I frequently call (i.e. annoy) her with questions when our practice areas cross paths and she is always current on the law, highly ethical and prompt to respond. I happily refer midlands clients to her for assistance.

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Contact info

Kinard & Jones, LLC

303 South Lake Drive
Lexington, SC, 29072

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing199803/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board CertifiedNational Board of Trial Advocacy2016
Legal Elite of the MidlandsColumbia Business Monthly2015
Best Family Court AttorneyLexington Life Magazine2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberKinard and Jones LLC2004 - Present
AssociateHowser, Newman and Besley, LLC2000 - 2004
AssociateWalker, Morgan & Kinard LLC1998 - 2000
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2014 - Present
South Carolina Association for JusticeBoard of Governors, Eleventh Judicial Circuit2014 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Women Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
The Justice BulletinListmaking Lesson2014
The Justice BulletinMaking Waves2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Presbyterian CollegeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Bar Association ConventionAnnual Review of Appellate Caselaw Opinions2016
Bridge the GapAppearing in Family Court2016
South Carolina Bar Association ConventionAnnual Review of Family Law Appellate Opinions2015
South Carolina Association for Justice ConventionAnnual Review of Family Law Appellate Opinions2015
Hot Tips from the Coolest Domestic Law PractitionersSweat the Small Stuff2015
Family Law EssentialsDiscovery and Subpoenas2015
Bridge the GapAppearing in Family Court2015
South Carolina Bench-Bar Continuing Legal EducationAnnual Review of Family Law Appellate Opinions2014
South Carolina Bar Association ConventionAnnual Review of Family Law Appellate Opinions2014
Family Law EssentialsDiscovery and Subpoenas2014
South Carolina Association for Justice ConventionAnnual Review of Family Law Appellate Opinions2013