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Ashley Ivanov

Ashley Ivanov

The Law Office of Ashley Ivanov, P.A.
  • Estate Planning, Probate
  • Florida, Maryland
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Summary

Ashley Ivanov is a nonpartisan candidate for judge (www.voteashleyivanov.com), Hillsborough County 13th Circuit Court, Group 39. Her professional history includes working for a large international law firm and small to mid-size law firms, as well as clerking within a division of the Executive Office of the United States President. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of causes of action, including matters related to breach of contract, deceptive and unfair trade practices, construction defect, foreclosure, breach of fiduciary responsibilities, and real estate. She currently focuses her practice primarily on probate and estate planning. Ashley uses her acute negotiating skills and meticulous attention to detail to zealously advocate for her clients. She is admitted to practice law in Florida and Maryland. She graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University, where she was in the Women's Leadership Program, and graduated cum laude from the Vermont Law School. Ashley enjoys giving back to the community, whether it be through pro-bono work, volunteering with non-profits, or speaking on legal issues at complimentary public seminars.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Maryland
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Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
The Law Office of Ashley Ivanov, P.A.
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Represent in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship, and guardian advocacy; litigate contested estates; negotiate and draft settlement agreements; negotiate with creditors to estates, including any secured parties and draft agreements for satisfaction and release of claims; interact with representatives and counsel from financial institutions regarding estates and distribution of assets, including but not limited to IRAs, brokerage accounts, and other investment and financial accounts, to heirs and beneficiaries; draft and oversee execution of trusts, including but not limited to, revocable living trusts and special needs trusts; draft and oversee execution of advance directives (durable power of attorney, living wills, and healthcare surrogate designations); draft and oversee execution and recording of deeds to transfer real property to trustee(s) of trust; draft and oversee execution of declarations of pre-need guardian, and last wills and testaments (including pour-over wills); draft and oversee execution of certifications of trust and assignments of tangible personal property to trust; and draft funding letters for financial institutions.
Attorney
Law Office of Emma Hemness, P.A.
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Represented clients in probate litigation; negotiated, drafted, and oversaw execution of settlement agreements for contested estates; interacted with in-house counsel at a financial services and investment company in drafting and overseeing execution of an agreement to determine an elective share in a probated estate, consisting of retirement and brokerage accounts; advised regarding trust administration; and represented clients in guardian advocacy and guardianship matters (plenary and limited), including emergency temporary guardianship.
Attorney
Spano & Woody, P.A.
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Prepared merger and acquisition agreements and corporate formation documents; prepared estate plans, probated estates, negotiated with creditors who have filed statements of claims on estates, represented clients in mediations, and handled contested and uncontested guardianship; litigated civil matters including but not limited to estate litigation, breach of contract, construction defect, personal injury and product liability, deceptive and unfair trade practices, landlord-tenant dispute, commercial rental dispute, and foreclosure defense; and also handled non-litigated matters, including preparation of prenuptial agreements, and corporate profit and not-for-profit agreements.
Associate Attorney
Press & Dozier, L.L.C.
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Mediation of complex multi-party matters involving major U.S. and international corporations; preparation and review of early neutral evaluation agreements; review of federal statutes; analysis of case law; preparation of liability allocation recommendations; preparation of diagrams and charts.
Law Clerk
White House
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Conducted compliance review of documents as applied to disclosure-related federal law; conducted extensive document review in discovery phase of a high-profile litigated case with the Council as defendant; responsible for development of the White House Online Reading Room template pursuant to Executive Order on Open Government Initiative; covered significant congressional hearings for the White House; and researched and prepared memoranda on a wide-range of legal and policy issues.
Intern
United States Department of Justice
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Drafted motions and pleadings, conducted legal research and prepared legal memoranda, and participated in case management meetings and conferences with counsel from executive agencies.
Summer Associate
Motley Rice, L.L.C.
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Researched federal and state statutes and prepared legal memoranda on a variety of legal issues.
Paralegal
Baker Botts LLP
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Assisted with finalization of commercial agreements as part of the Global Projects Group; reviewed and summarized federal rule makings under the Code of Federal Regulations and reviewed proposed rule makings noticed in the Federal Register; wrote summary memos of D.C. Circuit slip opinions and legislation; prepared and filed applications at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; attended federal regulatory commission monthly meetings and prepared memoranda; attended Congressional hearings and summarized key issues in memoranda.
Education
Vermont Law School
J.D. (2009)
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Honors: Cum Laude
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George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
B.A. (2004) | B.A. in political science and minor in international affairs
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Activities: Women in U.S. Politics and Policy Scholar Honors Program George Gamow Fellow
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Professional Associations
The Maryland Bar
Member
Current
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Business Networking International Apollo Beach Chapter
Current Member and Former President (2017 - 2018 term)
Current
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Greater Riverview Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Sun City Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
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Rotary of Fishhawk-Riverview
Current
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Hillsborough County Bar Association
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Activities: Member of the Community Services Committee, et. al..
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The Florida Bar
Member
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Activities: Member of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section and Business Law Section
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Publications
Articles & Publications
From Pristine to Earth
Available at Amazon.com
Politics of Judicial Selection and Use of the Blue Slip
GWU Journal
Speaking Engagements
Common Mistakes and Myths in Estate Planning, Seminar, Bloomingdale Regional Library
Elder Law Basics: Planning for Your Pets, Loved Ones, and Treasures, 13619 N. 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33613-5872
University Library, Tampa
Have you ever wondered how to plan for your children and pet(s) upon your passing? How can you leave your treasures to specific people and/or entities? If you have ever asked yourself these questions, then you won't want to miss this presentation. Come learn about estate planning strategies and options to ensure that your loved ones, including your pets, are protected if you are unable to care for them, and ways you can leave your hard-earned treasures to the ones you love.
Rotary of Fishhawk-Riverview: Got LAST?, Coastal Catering
Rotary of Fishhawk-Riverview
A brief overview of planning before and at the end of life (estate planning and probate).
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library: Is Probate Your Estate's Fate?, Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
Gardenville Community Center - Estate Planning and Probate, Gardenville Community Center
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library - Estate Planning, Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library - Guardianship and Guardian Advocacy Seminar, Valrico
Smart Money Moves: Planning for Today and for Your Future, Riverview
Gardenville Community Center Telling Your Story (Estate Planning)
Gardenville Community Center Planning for Your Treasures and Pets
Gardenville Community Center Estate Planning, Probate, and Guardianship Seminar, Gardenville Community Center
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library - Planning for Your Pets and Treasures, Bloomingdale Regional Public Library
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library - Estate Planning and Probate Seminar, Estate Planning and Probate Seminar
Channing Park Community Estate Planning, Probate, and Financial Planning Seminar
Channing Park Community Estate Planning, Probate, and Financial Planning Seminar
Gardenville Community Center Estate Planning, Probate, and Financial Planning Seminar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
The Law Office of Ashley Ivanov, P.A.
11116 Foster Carriage Rd.
Lithia, FL 33547
USA
Telephone: (813) 436-0288