Ashley was born in Lake Arrowhead, CA. She grew up in both California and Colorado. Ashley graduated high school in Burbank, CA and attended the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music as a French Horn performance major. Ashley moved to North Dakota in 2010 with her husband, who is a native of Bismarck. Since relocating to North Dakota, Ashley developed a passion for helping people. Prior to joining the Dickson Law Office, Ashley worked for almost eight years in family law. She uses her experience and compassion to help individuals through litigation. Ashley is a Certified Paralegal through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). She is a member of NALA and a member of the board for the Western Dakota Association of Legal Assistants (WDALA). Ashley currently resides in Bismarck with her husband; Ryan, and two children; Christina and Brady. She also works as a bookkeeper in her free time and enjoys camping, fishing, and spending time with her family.