Ashley M. Langley joined Lee Smart as an Associate in April 2022. Her practice includes all areas of civil defense litigation. Before joining Lee Smart, Ashley worked as an associate for a small defense firm. Ashley also practiced criminal law (2018-2021), serving as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (DPA) for the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. At the Prosecutor’s Office, Ashley handled a variety of complex cases in both district and superior courts. Just prior to leaving the Prosecutor’s Office, Ashley was assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit where she handled violent felony charges involving allegations of domestic violence. Ashley also served as a member of the Hiring Committee; Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee; and as a DPA Liaison for a Washington law enforcement agency.

Ashley graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Law, Societies, & Justice. While attending college, Ashley raced competitively for the University of Washington’s Husky Ski Team. Ashley graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2018, where she served as a Notes & Comments Editor for Seattle University Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. Ashley was a recipient of the Washington State Law Scholars Scholarship; a member of the Order of the Barristers National Honor Society; and a recipient of the Outstanding Service Award for her pro-bono contributions during law school. Ashley was a regular participant in mock trial competitions during law school – locally, regionally, and nationally. Notably, Ashley came in Second Place in the 2018 National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.

Ashley has significant trial experience, including 20 jury trials and two bench trials.

Seattle University School of Law, J.D. 2018

University of Washington, B.A. (Psychology; Law, Societies, & Justice) 2015

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