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, probate and trust administration, and estate planning matters. Ms. Peterson pursued her interest in real estate and 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 founded the Law Office of Ashley M. Peterson in San Diego, California.

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, and Probate sections of the San Diego County Bar Association, and currently serves as the vice chair of the business and corporate section. Ms. Peterson previously served as the 2017 chair of the Forum for Emerging Lawyers, mentoring new attorneys in the transition from law school into practice. She is a current member of the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section where she coordinates legal educational seminars on real property law issues, and plans networking events for real property professionals. She maintains a strong connection with her alma mater as one of the leaders of the UCSD Alumni San Diego Club. 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.

Ms. Peterson was a lead speaker for the California State Bar Real Property Law Section’s seminar entitled “Airbnb: Financial Opportunity or Legal Nightmare?” in August 2016, and April 2017, and will be speaking in San Francisco in April 2018 about the legal implications of foreign investors purchasing property in California. Ms. Peterson has made several appearances on ESPN 1700AM Real Talk San Diego to discuss real estate issues and was published in the January 2017 edition of the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for her in-depth article on short term rentals in California. Attorney Peterson was named as one of the top 100 attorneys in San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” for 2017, as well as a 2017 and 2018 “Rising Star” in Real Estate Law by Super Lawyers. She is honored to have been named as a top 50 influential business leader in San Diego by the Daily Transcript.

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 guiding clients through major life transitions.