Mr. Ashley served as an officer in the United States Air Force from 1984 to 1992. He served as the associate managing editor of the Florida Law Review while attending the University of Florida College of Law. Before joining Peterson & Myers, Mr. Ashley was a partner in the civil litigation law firm of Gibson, Valenti & Ashley in Lake Wales, Florida.


Mr. Ashley received an undergraduate degree with military distinction from the United States Air Force Academy in 1984, followed by a Master of Science from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas in 1987. He attended the University of Florida College of Law where he graduated with high honors in 1995.

Admissions & Associations

Mr. Ashley is the Development Chair of the Polk State College Foundation. He has previously held leadership positions with the Florida Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism, the Willson American Inn of Court, and the Professionalism Committee of the Tenth Judicial Circuit.