Ashlea Edwards - Attorney at Law

50 North Laura Street
Suite 1100
Jacksonville, Florida 32202

P 904-598-9929
F 904-598-9109

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Biography

Ashlea is an associate in the firm’s Jacksonville office who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, contract disputes and occasionally assists in corporate formation and transactions.  Ashlea also has had the opportunity to gain both trial and appellate experience. 

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Background

Ashlea was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended Louisiana State University where she obtained two bachelor’s degrees, Spanish and Psychology. While at LSU, Ashlea obtained a paralegal certificate and worked for six months at the Louisiana Department of Justice as a paralegal intern in the Criminal Division of the Attorney General’s Office. After LSU, Ashlea worked for two years as a Senior Paralegal focusing on personal injury, medical license defense, and pharmaceutical and medical device recall cases. Ashlea obtained her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in May 2015. After her first year, Ashlea traveled to Geneva, Switzerland for an internship at the World Health Organization in the Headquarters Board of Appeal concentrating on internal employment issues. While in law school and during bar preparation, Ashlea was a Bar Prep Representative for Florida Coastal. She also served as a Research Assistant with a focus on Mental Health and was nominated to serve one year on the Student Professional Development Committee. During her last year of law school, Ashlea served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Monte C. Richardson, Magistrate Judge for the Middle District of Florida. 

Education
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., B.S.  (2010)
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. (cum laude, 2015)
    • Moot Court Honor Board
      • Regional Finalist at National Appellate Advocacy Competition and Eighth Best Advocate
      • Finalist at National Latino Moot Court Competition
    • Mock Trial Team
      • Finalist at Carolinas Mock Trial Competition
      • Semifinalist at Bedell Mock Trial Competition
    • Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity
Admissions
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
    • Business Law Section
    • Environmental Law and Land Use Section, CLE Committee Member 2016-2017
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section, Board of Governors, 2016-2018
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2016-2017
Civic
  • TEDxJacksonville, Volunteer 2016 – 2017
  • Florida Coastal School of Law Alumni Board of Directors, 2017 - 2020
Languages
  • Spanish
Presentations & Seminars
  • Panel Presenter, "Practicing with Professionalism," The Florida Bar, Jacksonville, Florida, November 2016
  • "Attorney Office Hours," Jacksonville Innovation Week, Jacksonville, Florida, October 2016
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.TM

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