Ashley C. Winship, LL.M., has practiced in Estates, Business, and Tax since 2004, and is the President of Winship Law, P.A. which she established in 2014. She is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Rated attorney who exclusively practices Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Business Formation and Succession Planning, and Transfer Tax Planning. Also, she has experience in forming and advising tax-exempt organizations.
Ashley is passionate about planning, which makes her clients’ lives inherently easier with her processes. Through her extensive knowledge, she helps families with smooth transfers of assets to future generations.
She also helps with anticipating and planning for major life events such as marriages, divorces, births, incapacities, and end-of-life decisions. These major life events and occurrences are instances that call for a plan, and Ashley is here to help. With over seventeen years of experience, she advises clients about strategies for transferring assets while minimizing taxes and creditor exposure. Throughout the process, Ashley focuses on reducing worry for her clients and providing security for their loved ones.
When working with Ashley, it’s about more than generating a well drafted will and trust; it’s about educating her clients, designing and implementing customized plans, and guiding her clients each step of the way.
Ashley’s education began at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, where she studied Communications and Advertising Design. After working as a graphic artist and copywriter at a boutique advertising agency, she attended Stetson University in St. Petersburg where she earned both her MBA and her law degree.
While at Stetson, she served as an intern to Federal Magistrate Judge Thomas G. Wilson and an Articles Editor of the Stetson Law Review. Subsequently, she earned a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law, where she was a Graduate Tax Scholar and served as an Editor of the Florida Tax Review.
In her free time, Ashley enjoys working on creative projects, collecting vinyl, cycling, and spending time outdoors. She and her husband are dual members of the Orlando Museum of Art’s Acquisition Trust, where she served as a member of the Board and the group’s Secretary for five years. Ashley stays active in three local voluntary bar associations: Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, the Orange County Bar, and George C. Young American Inn of Court. In addition to these activities, Ashley served as Chair of a Grievance Committee for The Florida Bar and a mentor to college students, law students, and young lawyers.