Ashley also supervises the administration of estates, helping clients through the probate and administration processes. She helps personal representatives and family members reduce estate taxation through post-mortem estate planning. She prepares Maryland and federal estate tax returns and represents individuals and estates in gift and estate tax audits.
Prior to joining Venable, Ashley served as law clerk to the Honorable Benson Everett Legg, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court of Maryland. Prior to law school, she worked as a research analyst for the Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington, DC.