Chester County native Ashly McGarity is a dedicated immigration and criminal defense lawyer at Skinner Law Firm in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She began practicing law largely because of her desire to help people,especially those facing issues with immigrationand deportation.
Before becoming an attorney, Ashly earned her bachelor's degree from Villanova University where she double majored in Russian Concentration and History. Since her time in college as an undergraduate student, Ashly has been involved in multiple human rights and immigration organizations, advocating for the rights of all people, regardless of status. Here she developed a passion for assisting those in need. Now, as an attorney, she is a strong supporter of immigration reform.
Ashly began her career at Skinner Law Firm in 2012 as a law clerk prior to earning her juris doctor. She also concurrently worked at the Law Offices of Jamie W. Goncharoff, where she handled a broad range of civil matters, including personal injury and complex litigation.
Additionally, she worked as a law clerk at the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Delaware, focusing primarily on constitutional and federal cases with underlying immigration issues and conflicts. She also served as a paralegal at a personal injury and immigration firm in Philadelphia, handling cases in state, federal, immigration and appellate courts.
After earning her juris doctor from Widener University School of Law, she became an associate attorney at Skinner Law Firm where she handles a plethora of immigration cases. She helps clients throughout the immigration process, including all administrative matters and court issues, in addition to handling criminal cases like DUI, drug charges and domestic violence .
If you are faced with immigration issues or criminal charges in Pennsylvania, contact Ashly at Skinner Law Firm. No matter the circumstances surrounding your situation, she can help you work to overcome your issues with favorable results. Call (267) 388-FIRM today for a free consultation.
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