Assistant Attorney General, Missouri Attorney General’s Office
Ashley Ray earned her juris doctor with an emphasis in Native American law from the University of Idaho College of Law. She is a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and worked with several tribes throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her article, “Preservation Over Profits: The Conflicting Interest of Hickory Ground and Exploring Options for Preserving the Sacred Parcel,” was published in Seattle University School of Law’s American Indian Law Journal.
Ashley received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida, where she majored in anthropology and minored in dance. She is a licensed attorney who has civil litigation and legislative experience. She was a legislative analyst for the Missouri House of Representatives. She is now an assistant attorney general for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in the Civil Litigation division. As an assistant attorney general, Ashley handles appellate cases and has been lead counsel for state and federal jury trials. On her spare time, she volunteers as a Big Sister in her local Big Brothers Big Sisters program and raises her rescue dog, Waldo.
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