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SEPTEMBER 2014--Mary Ashley was recognized as Legal Elite Women in the September 2014 Business North Carolina article Balancing act: The best women lawyers in the state thrive through hard work - at the office and at home.

SEPTEMBER 2014--Ashley Law firm is pleased to announce that Mary Ashley has joined the practice as shareholder. Mary represents clients in the areas of real estate transactions. Ms. Ashley has a strong background in assisting builders, relocation companies, as well as individual buyers and sellers. Her knowledge, experience, and customer driven attitude will prove to be an asset to our real estate department.

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JANUARY 2014--Both Stephen Ashley and Mary Ashley were elected to Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" Mary Ashley was recognized in the field of real property. Stephen Ashley was recognized for his seventh consecutive year in the field of intellectual property. Each year Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to every practicing attorney in North Carolina (totaling more than 20,000), and asks them which lawyers they would rate as being among the best in fourteen specific fields of law. The lawyers receiving the most votes in each category constitute Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite." About 3% of North Carolina's active attorneys were selected to the "Legal Elite " in 2014.

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JANUARY 2013-- For the sixth consecutive year, Ashley Law Firm P.C.'s founder and president, Stephen Ashley, was elected to Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" in the field of intellectual property. Each year Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to every practicing attorney in North Carolina (totaling more than 20,000), and asks them which lawyers they would rate as being among the best in fourteen specific fields of law. The lawyers receiving the most votes in each category constitute Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite." About 3% of North Carolina's active attorneys were selected to the "Legal Elite " in 2013.

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JANUARY 2012-- For the fifth consecutive year, Ashley Law Firm P.C.'s founder and president, Stephen Ashley, was elected to Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite " in the field of intellectual property. Each year Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to every practicing attorney in North Carolina (totaling more than 20,000), and asks them which lawyers they would rate as being among the best in fourteen specific fields of law. The lawyers receiving the most votes in each category constitute Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite ." About 3% of North Carolina's active attorneys were selected to the "Legal Elite " in 2012.

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SEPTEMBER 2011-- After more than three years in its original location, Ashley Law Firm P.C. has moved. The firm now resides in the Providence Park office center in South Charlotte, conveniently located off of I-485 at the Providence Road Exit 57. The new address is 10800 Sikes Place, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28277.

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JANUARY 2011-- For the fourth consecutive year, Ashley Law Firm P.C.'s founder and president, Stephen Ashley, was elected to Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite " in the field of intellectual property. Each year Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to every practicing attorney in North Carolina (totaling 20,373), and asks them which lawyers they would rate as being among the best in fourteen specific fields of law. The lawyers receiving the most votes in each category constitute Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite ." Fewer than 3% of North Carolina's active attorneys were selected to the " Legal Elite " in 2011.

bnc-jan2010 JANUARY 2010-- For the third consecutive year, Ashley Law Firm P.C.'s founder and president, Stephen Ashley, was elected to Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" in the field of intellectual property . Lawyers across the state made their selections again this year for Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" published in the magazine's January edition. Statewide, 603 lawyers - about 3% of the total - were picked by their peers in 14 mostly business-related categories. Notices were sent to more than 19,000 active members of the North Carolina State Bar living in the state, directing them to the ballot on the magazine's Web site, www.BusinessNC.com. Voters could not pick themselves, and they could select partners and associates only if they also select lawyers outside the firm in the same categories.
Federal Registration APRIL 2009-- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted to Ashley Law Firm P.C. a federal registration for its PROTECTING IMAGINATION AND INNOVATION service mark.
business JANUARY 2009-- For the second consecutive year, Ashley Law Firm P.C.'s founder and president, Stephen Ashley, was elected to Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite " in the field of intellectual property. Each year Business North Carolina magazine sends ballots to every practicing attorney in North Carolina (totaling 19,160), and asks them which lawyers they would rate as being among the best in fourteen specific fields of law. The lawyers receiving the most votes in each category constitute Business North Carolina's " Legal Elite ." In 2009, a little more than 3% of North Carolina's attorneys were selected to the " Legal Elite ."