Ashleah Howard, Attorney
Bridge City Law
A Texas native, Ashleah grew up in Austin and attended Texas State University – San Marcos for her Undergraduate and Masters degrees. After graduating from law school at UNT Dallas College of Law, Ashleah moved to Oregon to continue her community work with the Metropolitan Public Defender Community Law Division. Here, Ashleah took cases of all kinds, representing those who struggled to rebound after having contact with the criminal justice system.
Most recently, before joining Bridge City Law, Ashleah worked as in house counsel at GEICO Staff Counsel – Portland. There, Ashleah represented GEICO and their insureds in personal injury litigation involving car accidents where Plaintiff’s sustained soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurological injuries. During her time at GEICO she worked closely with claims adjusters, evaluating and defending claims. Ashleah now uses her experience assessing the risks of litigation to the insurance company.
After several years working at GEICO, Ashleah decided to make a change that would better serve our community. In joining Bridge City Law, Ashleah fulfills her passion for helping vulnerable populations at a critical points in their lives.