Ashley attended the University of Tampa in Tampa, FL for her undergraduate studies where she graduated in 2006 with a degree in Government and World Affairs and minors in both Political Science and Law & Justice. While attending University of Tampa she served two terms as President of Delta Gamma sorority and was inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. Ashley then attended Albany Law School in Albany, New York and obtained her law degree in 2010. While attending Albany Law she worked as a clerk for a firm focusing on land use and development projects, as well as provided supervised pro bono services for the Saratoga County Public Defender’s Office.
Prior to seeking admission to the South Carolina Bar, Ashley worked for several years in New York in management roles in the fields of risk management and hospitality. She provided oversight and hands-on assistance with the launch of multiple small businesses in Upstate New York prior to returning to the traditional legal setting and subsequently relocating to the Lowcountry. Since gaining admission to the South Carolina Bar, Ashley has gained experience practicing law in the areas of personal injury, motor vehicle liability and insurance defense. Most recently, Ashley worked as defense counsel for some of the largest insurance carriers in the country and she is now using that experience and insight to provide zealous advocacy for her clients at Shelly Leeke Law Firm.
- Personal Injury
- Auto Accidents
- B.S., University of Tampa, Tampa, FL
- J.D., Albany Law School, Albany, NY
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
- South Carolina Bar Association
- Charleston County Bar Association
- South Carolina Women Lawyers Association (SCWLA)
Admitted to Practice
- South Carolina