Steve Ashley

Steve Ashley

Odessa, Texas

Steve Ashley as an attorney has earned a legal rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available in their peer review system. “A” denotes” very high to preeminent” legal abilities, and “V” denotes “very high” general ethical standards.

Steve Ashley was born in Ft. Stockton, Texas and followed his Father, Connell Ashley, in the practice of law. Steve received his early legal experience and training from the fine senior lawyers practicing in West Texas during that time who taught him both the mechanics of practicing law as well as the courtesies that should be shown to all those working in the legal profession.

Now, as an Attorney and Mediator, Steve practice is devoted to providing the highest quality of legal work and to diligently represent his clients’ interests and is committed to delivering effective and efficient litigation support that you would expect from your lawyer.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A., Bachelors of Business Administration
    • Major: Finance

Honors and Awards

  • Pro Bono Award in 2002 from West Texas Legal Services
  • Special Recognition Award in 1995 from West Texas Legal Services
  • Appreciation Award from West Texas Legal Services, 1996 - Present
  • “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Criminal Justice Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Consumer and Commercial Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, ADR Section – Certified in both
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Juvenile Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, School Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Workers’ Compensation Section
  • State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors, 1995 - 1998
  • State Bar of Texas Facilities and Equipment Committee, Chair, 1998
  • State Bar of Texas, Client Security Fund, Vice Chair, 1997 - 1998
  • State Bar of Texas, Nominations and Elections Committee, Member, 1997 - 1999
  • Ector County Bar Association, President, 1995 - 1996
  • Ector County Bar Association, President of the Ector County Young Lawyers Association, 1991 - 1992
  • Midland County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past Director of the Odessa Boys Club of American (Odessa)
  • Past President of the Cherokee Wildlife Association
  • First Presbyterian Church Odessa Ruling Elder, 2003-2006, 2010-2013, 2015-Present, 2003 - 2006
  • First Presbyterian Church Odessa Trustee
  • Director – Mo Ranch Men’s Council, 2011 - 2014
  • Life Member of the Texas Ex’s Association