Ashley Dunbar, Criminal Defense Attorney

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Ashley Dunbar is a passionate and experienced trial attorney and New Jersey native. Ms. Dunbar received her Bachelor’s degree from Villanova University and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida. While in law school, Ashley competed on the Black Law Students Association International Negotiation Team and advanced to the Final Four as a first-year student. The following year she was appointed to be the Team Coach. Ashley also competed on the University of Florida Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, served as the Executive Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, presided as the Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, and served as the Community Service Chair for the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and for the Caribbean Law Students Association.

Ms. Dunbar began her legal career as a Public Defender where she tried over 25 cases ranging from juvenile matters to felonies punishable by life. Additionally, Ms. Dunbar collaborated on several successful appeals, and reached countless satisfactory settlements through effective negotiation and motion practice. Ms. Dunbar then gained substantial experience in civil litigation as an associate at McDonald Toole Wiggins and as in-house counsel for Progressive Insurance.

In addition to her legal career, Ashley dedicates substantial time to helping the community directly. Ashley has served on the Community Outreach Committee for the Paul C. Perkins Bar Association. She also serves on the Justice Advisory Committee under Congressman Soto to collaborate on reviewing the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 and other policy issues with fellow community leaders in Florida.

In her spare time, Ashley enjoys fitness, competing in bodybuilding competitions, traveling, and good food.


University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Gainesville, FL
Degree: J.D., 2016
Activities & Societies: Black Law Students Association, Vice President
Caribbean Law Students Association, social chair and Law College Council Representative
Journal of Law and Public Policy, General Editor
Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, Member
BLSA Negotiations, Team member

Villanova University, Orlando, FL
Degree: B.S., 2012
Major: English Literature
Minor: Psychology and Philosophy Minor, Writing and Rhetoric Concentration
Activities: Division I Track and Field, Inter Hall Council President

Professional Memberships
The Florida Bar
Middle District of Florida
Southern District of Florida
Northern District of Florida

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