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Ashley C. Scarpetta is an associate in the Birmingham, Alabama office. Her long-fueled desire to help others drove her to attend law school where she served as Editor-in-Chief for the American Journal of Trial Advocacy, the nation’s oldest law review dedicated exclusively to the art of trial advocacy.

Ashley is a client-driven attorney committed to offering her clients the best representation by utilizing the most effective litigation strategies and by always utilizing extreme attention to detail. Ashley maintains a varied practice that includes work on trial and appellate matters involving product liability and class action litigation. Ashley also has experience handling medical malpractice, transportation, insurance coverage, and other general liability matters.

Community & Professional

  • American Inns of Court
  • Birmingham Legal Aid Society
    • Board of Trustees
  • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Women Lawyers’ Section
    • Young Lawyers’ Section
    • Bulletin Editorial Board (2018-2019)
    • Mentoring Committee (2019)
    • Wellness Committee (2020)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
    • Insurance Section
    • Product Liability Section
    • Young Lawyer SLC Vice Liaison, Steering Committee, Women in the Law Section
    • Publications Chair, Steering Committee, Young Lawyers’ Section
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA)
    • Treasurer, Board of Directors, District II, Young Lawyers’ Section
    • Education Committee
    • APCAA Committee
    • Women in the Law Committee
  • Alabama State Bar
    • Young Lawyers’ Section
    • Women’s Section
  • Cumberland School of Law Moot Court Program
    • Assistant Coach

Articles & Publications

Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, Marketing Yourself In Changed Times & Advancing Your Career, DRI Young Lawyers’ Virtual Seminar (October 2020)
  • Moderator, Associate to Partner: What You Really Want to Know, Alabama Defense Lawyers’ Association (December 2019)
  • Presenter, Bad Faith Update, Alabama Property and Casualty Adjusters Association (July 2019)

Education

Juris Doctor: Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2016

Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2012