Ashley graduated from Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree and a Certificate in Business Law. During her time in law school, Ashley was a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship and the Bereskin & Parr Award for the highest academic standing in Intellectual Property Law. Additionally, Ashley acted as Coordinator of Pro Bono Dalhousie, and completed internships with the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia, and with the Tibetan Legal Association in India. Ashley was also a volunteer with the Medical-Legal Partnership program at IWK, where she provided legal information to patients and their families.
Prior to embarking on a career in law, Ashley earned Honours Bachelor’s degrees from both Western University and Lakehead University, as well as a Master of Social Work degree from York University, and a Graduate Certificate in Thanatology from Centennial College. As a Registered Social Worker, Ashley spent years assisting a broad range of clients in navigating both the legal system and the health care system.
As a Lawyer at Heritage House Law Office, Ashley is committed to providing thorough, high-quality and efficient client service. She operates a general practice, with a focus on Real Estate Transactions and Property Law, and Wills and Estates, including Powers of Attorney, Advanced Directives, and Representation Order Applications. Ashley also practices in Administrative Law, Business Law, Fisheries and Regulatory Law, as well as Immigration Law and Criminal Law.
Ashley is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society, the Canadian Bar Association, the Real Estate Lawyers Association of Nova Scotia, and is a Notary Public. She also volunteers with Dalhousie Law School’s Wills Project and serves on the Board of Directors of Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre. Additionally, Ashley is a Designated Capacity Assessor, and provides capacity assessments in accordance with the Adult Capacity and Decision-Making Act. When she is not practicing law, she can often be found reading, kayaking, or out exploring Nova Scotia’s many beautiful trails and beaches.