The Law Office of Ashley M. Peterson

Ms. Peterson graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in art history and criticism, and minor in English literature. She remained in San Diego to attend California Western School of Law where she served as co-chair of the school’s Community Outreach Committee, and was a recipient of the Pro Bono Honors Society Award. Following graduation from law school, Ms. Peterson worked at the Law Office of Alex Scheingross where she practiced personal injury litigation, probate litigation, trust administration, and estate planning matters. In 2013, Ms. Peterson was retained as an associate attorney at Peterson & Price, APC, where she broadened her experience in real estate, land use, and business transactions. In 2015, Ms. Peterson established her own law practice in San Diego.

Attorney Peterson is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of California and is a member of the Real Property, Business and Corporate Law, and Probate sections of the San Diego County Bar Association, and Real Property Law and Business Law Sections of the California State Bar. She currently serves as the 2017 Chair of the Forum for Emerging Lawyers and is an Executive Committee member of the Business and Corporate Law Section of the SDCBA. Ms. Peterson is actively involved in the Lawyers Club of San Diego, and maintains a strong connection with her alma mater as one of the leaders of the UCSD Alumni San Diego Club.

Ms. Peterson was a lead speaker in the continuing legal education seminar entitled “Airbnb: Financial Opportunity or Legal Nightmare?” for the California State Bar Real Property Law Section in August 2016 and October 2016, and will be presenting again in April 2017 in Napa, CA at the State Bar Retreat. She frequently gives smaller presentations to groups such as the Kiwanis Club of San Diego and the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, and has made multiple appearances on ESPN 1700AM Real Talk San Diego to discuss real estate legal issues. In her free time, Ms. Peterson enjoys giving back to the San Diego Community through her service as a volunteer in 5th grade classrooms where she conducts interactive mock trial presentations with the students in order to educate them about the courtroom process and the role of lawyers.

Attorney Peterson was proud to have been named one of the Top Attorneys for Rising Stars by Super Lawyers for 2017, as well as a top 100 attorney in San Diego by San Diego Business Journal’s Best of the Bar for 2017.

Ms. Peterson is a licensed Notary Public of the State of California, Commission Number 2123759.


As a boutique law office, we are able to offer the highest quality of legal services without charging the big firm legal fees. Our office is dedicated to providing clients with a more intimate experience in understanding the law and achieving a positive resolution to stressful legal disputes.