Ashley Smith Herndon

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Attorney Awards


Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Mock Trial Team, Florida State University, 1999-2000. Formerly with Office of State Attorney, First and Thirteenth Judicial Circuits.

Areas of Practice (29)

  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Search and Seizure
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
850-200-0219  Phone
850-200-0231  Phone
888-765-0603  Phone
850-651-2693  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1510, Shalimar, FL 32579-4213
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1996; Auburn University, M.Ed., 1998
Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2001, Florida
Okaloosa Walton Bar Association (Treasurer, 2004-2005; Vice President, 2005-2006; President); The Florida Bar; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Okaloosa County Chapter).
Birth Information:
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, August 20, 1975
Reported Cases:
Chesser v. State, 30 So. 3d 625 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010); J.A.H v. State, 20 So. 3d 425 (Fla. 1st DCA 2009); State v. Griffin, 949 So.2d 309 (Fla. 1st DCA 2007); State v. Schumacher, 99 So.3d 632 (Fla. 1st DCA 2012)

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (14 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Judge on 10/27/11 in Criminal Law

    Better than excellent in every category!

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 10/20/11 in Criminal Law

    I have known Ashley for a number of years. She is an excellent attorney and very highly regarded in the community.

    I have known Ashley for a number of years. She is an excellent attorney and very highly regarded in the community. Read less

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