Ashley Akins represents school districts in the areas of education law and workers’ compensation defense litigation. She provides advice to large school districts in student disciplinary hearings, workers' compensation litigation, and risk management policies and procedures.
Ashley often serves as legal counsel for matters pertaining to special education, student matters, and other student due process issues. Highly experienced in student discipline, Ashley provides outside general counsel advice during both the hearing and appeal processes.
Outside of work, Ashley is on the executive committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Young Lawyer Division. She has served as co-editor of the State Bar Young Lawyers Division newsletter for three years and previously served on the Board of Directors from 2014 to 2019.