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Ashley Nelson

Associate


Office: Dallas
Phone: 214.712.9523
Fax: 214.712.9540
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Ashley Nelson

Ashley is an associate in the Dallas office of Cooper & Scully, P.C. She focuses her practice in the area of medical malpractice and health care litigation. In pursuit of her passion to practice law, Ashley obtained her B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University. As a Dallas native, she returned home to attend SMU Dedman School of Law where she was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. During her time at SMU, Ashley served as a student attorney in the SMU Civil Clinic representing indigent clients. She also gained valuable legal experience as a law student while clerking for the Honorable Justice Molly Francis of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas and volunteering in the legal department of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

Ashley pursues her passion for serving the community by sitting on the board of a charitable foundation that supports local charities throughout Texas. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Chad, and being a mom to two rescue cats and two dogs. When she is not in the office you can find her at the lake, traveling with her family and friends, or attending Texas A&M football games. 

 

Admitted

Texas, 2017

 

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2017
B.A., Texas A&M University, 2013

 

Affiliations

Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers