Robert K. Ashley is an associate attorney at Peterson Watts Law Group, LLP.
Mr. Ashley earned his Bachelor's degree with honors in Journalism from the University of Montana, frequently appearing on the Dean's list. Thereafter, he graduated with distinction from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. During law school, Mr. Ashley participated in a wide variety of endeavors. He clerked for Judge Andrew Sweet in the Marin County Superior Court during a four-month capital murder trial. Additionally, he served as Representative to the American Bar Association, participating in a variety of activities and representing McGeorge at the annual national conference. Further, Robert served as a judicial intern for Judge Lawrence B. Hagel at the United States Court of Appeal for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C., drafting opinions and assisting the Judge prepare for oral arguments.
Mr. Ashley began his legal career working for a well-known estate planning and business law firm in Napa, California, where he found his niche as part of the litigation team. Additionally, Mr. Ashley worked as a Deputy District Attorney in Marin County as a member of the misdemeanor trial team. Mr. Ashley moved from the Bay Area to the Sacramento region to in January 2018.
In his spare time, Mr. Ashley enjoys playing golf, wine tasting, fishing, hiking, volunteering in his community, and spending time with family.