Ashley M. Walker works as an Associate with Sandberg Phoenix focusing in the area of health law litigation, particularly defending hospitals, medical personnel and healthcare corporations.
Licensed in Missouri, Illinois and certain Federal Districts, Ashley has been involved in all areas of litigation, including trial strategy, taking and defending depositions, legal research, motion practice and courtroom proceedings. Since her time at Sandberg Phoenix, Ashley has second chaired two federal jury trials both resulting in defense verdicts. Prior to practicing in the area of civil litigation, Ashley worked as an Assistant Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis. Through her experience as a prosecutor, Ashley had the ability to first chair several bench and jury trials.
In addition to her trial experience, Ashley, a graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law, served in a legal internship with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri during law school.
She was recently elected to the Wyman Board of Trustees and is an active participant in the Missouri Bar serving on the Young Lawyers Counsel, Inns of Court as an Associate and Mound City Bar serving on the Young Lawyers Division. In her spare time Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her best canine companion, Oliver.
Ashley received her Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law where she was a member of the Thurgood Marshall Trial Team (serving as captain for one year) and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from Webster University.
She is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri, Illinois and before the Southern and Central Districts of Illinois.
Ashley is a member of the Missouri Bar Associations Young Lawyers Council, the Mound City Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and a member of the Women Lawyers Association.
Associate, Ashley Walker offers Sandberg Phoenix clients significant litigation experience, particularly in the area of toxic tort litigation. Ashley has been involved in all areas of litigation, from trial strategy development and depositions to legal research, filings and courtroom proceedings. She also has first-chair experience in prosecuting criminal cases for the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office. In addition to her trial experience, Ashley, a graduate of the Saint Louis University School of Law, served in a legal internship with Legal Services of Eastern Missouri during law school.