Ashley E. Duffy

Associate Attorney

Duff_AshleyAdaptability. That’s one of Ashley E. Duffy’s key characteristics enabling her to be a successful attorney.

“Family law is constantly changing and each case brings its own unique issues and challenges,” Ms. Duffy said. “You have to adapt quickly to keep up with the law and to achieve the best result for the client.”

The appeal of practicing family law to Ms. Duffy is that she is able to help clients and their families navigate what is undoubtedly one of the most challenging times in their lives.

“I always try to give a client their best and worst case scenario,” she said. “Family law can be unpredictable, and going in to a case with full disclosure of the possible outcomes is the best way to approach a case.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Duffy is licensed to practice law in Texas.

Education

Ms. Duffy received her Bachelor of Arts in History with a Certification from the Business Foundations Program of the McCombs School of Business from the University of Texas.

She earned her Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law where she was awarded the Pro Bono Service award for her participation in St. Mary’s Clinic for Legal & Social Justice.

Ms. Duffy also attended the Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck, Austria.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Duffy primarily practiced family law with some criminal defense work.

She is also an adjunct instructor at Brown Mackie College in San Antonio.

Awards

In 2014, Ms. Duffy was named as one of the attorneys on San Antonio Scene Magazine’s Best Lawyers 2014 list.

Reviews

5/5

“Ashley is doing a good job. She’s been very forthright and has always presented realistic options without getting our hopes up. She’s worked very hard to find alternatives to help us in our case. I know this is a difficult case for her, and I appreciate all of her efforts.”

5/5

“Ashley is great! I really appreciate her work and how she is getting everything taken care of for me. …”

5/5

“Ashley was great! I loved working with her. She’s going to do wonderful in her career. I was extremely impressed and felt very confident with Cordell. You all gave me great advice and pointed me in the right direction. If I ever need a good attorney again, it would definitely be you all! …”

5/5

“If I ever hit the lottery, I would keep Ashley on retention for the rest of my life! She’s quick, she’s responsive and just overall an awesome person. She makes me feel very comfortable. She stays professional and real, not like a robot. She treats me like a real person with feelings.”

5/5

“Ashley is fantastic.  I could not have asked for a better lawyer.  I am sticking with her until the end.”

5/5

“Ashley is great.  She is very impressive.  It was excellent service and worth the cost.  I have recommended to others.”

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