Ashley is an associate in the Kalispell, MT office.

Practice Areas

    • Commercial Litigation
    • Labor & Employment
    • Advice and representation in employment litigation, including wrongful discharge and discrimination matters
    • Employee discipline and termination advice
    • Employee screening, hiring practices and policies
    • Employment contract review and drafting
    • Employment policy development, including handbook drafting and review
    • Separation agreements
    • Pro Bono
    • Tort Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice Defense
    • Negligence
    • Personal Injury
    • Product Liability Defense
    • Professional negligence, including medical malpractice
    • Fiduciary Obligations and Estate and Trust Litigation

Bar Admission

State of Montana, 2013
U.S. District Court of Montana, 2013
State of Colorado, 2012 (inactive)
State of North Dakota, 2014 (inactive)
State of Wyoming, 2014 (inactive)
State of Nebraska, 2018

Education

2012, J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law
2008, B.A. in Psychology, High Distinction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Honors & Awards

CALI Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice-Civil Clinic
Outstanding Civil Clinic Student Award

Community Involvement

Flathead Area Young Professionals

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
Northwest Montana Bar Association
Nebraska State Bar Association

Presentations & Publications

Tess M.S. Neal, Ashley Christiansen, Brian H. Bornstein, Timothy R. Robicheaux (2012): The
effects of mock jurors’ beliefs about eyewitness performance on trial judgments, Psychology, Crime & Law, 18:1, 49-64