Ashley Grimes

Ashley Grimes

Grimes Law PLLC
  • Immigration Law, Workers' Compensation, Business Law
  • Arizona
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Ashley excels in the field of Workers Compensation and has received a CALI award for “Excellent Achievement in the Study of Workers’ Compensation Law” exemplifying her skill in the area. Ashley has completed an externship at Taylor and Associates (the largest Arizona Workers Compensation firm), published technology law articles, worked for a well known American Technology Entrepreneur as a law clerk for Inter123, and worked as a Legal Clinician in the areas of: Human Rights and Immigration Law, Mediation, Veterans’ Tax, and Veterans’ Legal Assistance, Ashley chose to set a focus upon Immigration Law after going through the process of filing for permanent residency with her husband, a German Citizen. Ashley believes that Immigration Law can be daunting for individuals and is an area where many are often taken advantage of. She is dedicated to helping clients with Immigration and USCIS communications. She has narrowed her focus to Immigration Law, Workers' Compensation, and Business Law. However, Ashley will take on cases in other areas of law depending on the issues involved and her knowledge on the particular matter.

Practice Areas
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Workers' Compensation
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
  • Contingent Fees
    I accept contingent fees for certain workers' compensation cases, including but not limited to, evaluation of LEC and AMW. Please contact me for details.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Written
  • German: Spoken
Professional Experience
Grimes Law PLLC
- Current
Technology Law, Immigration, Workers' Compensation
Freelance Writer
Yahoo Voices
- Current
Freelance Publisher Nov 2013 - Current Publication of articles and Legal Research via Yahoo's Contributor Network. The following articles and legal research papers have been published on Yahoo's Contributor Network: The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia Enforcement of International Human Rights Laws Protecting Virtual Property Rights: A New Dilemma Healthcare Reform: A Make or Break for Our Economy? Contributor profile may be viewed at:
Law Clerk
Inter123 Corp.
Legal research and writing for various issues involved within a tech start-up company environment. Work on technology implementation proposals for the board of directors. Creation of spreadsheets documenting and depicting research data and information related to money transmitter licensing on the state and federal level. Communication with government entities such as FINCEN and administrative entities such as ICANN to move company projects forward while ensuring compliance with government, licensing, and administrative regulations. Drafting of company acquisition contracts relating to technological assets, shares, and other company property to be acquired. Review of NDA's, Investment Contracts, and Freelance contracts. Drafting of TOS, Domain Registration Agreement, and other documents required for accreditation. Work with ICANN consultant to ensure adherence to ICANN accreditation requirements and policies. Assistance with freelancer work productivity and disputes. Human resources and payroll administrative work. Use of various cutting edge technology for the purpose of collaboration with board of directors and employees, sharing legal information and research, and monitoring various aspects of the corporation's productivity. Use of Google Docs, Evernote, Onenote, Skype, Google for Business, Go Daddy, Westlaw, and other technology to implement new innovative ideas combined with legal expertise and research for the purpose of aiding the company in implementation of new technology and platforms.
Legal Extern
Taylor and Associates
Completion of average monthly wage (AMW) calculations. Calculations for lost earning capacity (LEC), Answers to interrogatories regarding AMW and drafting of interrogatories regarding occupational disease. Case law research, work, and drafting regarding issues relating to coverage of illegal aliens under worker’s compensation, independent contractor analysis, medical causation, legal causation, occupational disease, and personal injury insurance carrier liability.Transcript recording during trial. Research and writing on actual risk vs. increased risk doctrines under worker's compensation law. Organization of Social Security and Disability files.
Legal Clinician
Arizona Summit Law School
Worked with various clients on removal proceedings, POA, FPOA, VA Benefits, adjustment of status, Prosecutorial Discretion Requests, asylum, court records and tracking, document preparation, mediation, debt consolidation, self-help through Superior Court resources, and referral services. Successfully mediated to reach an agreement in all mediation cases (one multi-party mediation). Document compilation for adjustment of status and other common immigration cases. Trained students in the use of ASLS’s client intake system and tracking. Updated and organized ASLS’s client intake system.
Web Producer - Independent Contractor
Google Inc.
Web construction, design, and maintenance. Coordinating Google Adsense with content on websites. Google analytics monitoring for traffic optimization. Engaged in SEO and use of builders such as Wordpress and Weebly.
Crisis Nursery
Supervised employees and delegated tasks such as activity scheduling, work assignments, completion of paperwork for child development and tracking, and organization. Developed relations with abused, neglected, and abandoned children placed at the shelter in order to aid in implementing behavioral modification and/or progress plans. Developed effective programs for the shelter and assisted caseworkers and various liaisons with effective care for the children placed at Crisis Nursery.
Arizona Summit Law School
J.D. (2013) | Law
Activities: Clerk of Executive Board for Phi-Alpha-Delta Law Fraternity, Legal Clinician for Legal Clinics, and Communications and Marketing Assistant
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Arizona State University
B.A. (2009) | Communication and Political Science
Honors: National Dean’s List
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CALI Excellence for the Future
CALI Excellence for the Future Award Excellence for the Future Award presented to Ashley C. Grimes of the Phoenix School of Law for excellent achievement in the study of Workers Compensation by CALI.
Articles & Publications
Enforcement of International Human Rights Laws
Yahoo Voices
The United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia
Yahoo Voices
Protecting Virtual Property Rights: A New Dilemma
Yahoo Voices
Healthcare Reform: A Make or Break for Our Economy?
Yahoo Voices
Arizona State Bar - Licensed Attorney
Supreme Court of Arizona
Arizona Summit Law School
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Grimes Law PLLC
4140 E. Baseline Rd.,
Suite 101
Mesa, AZ 85206
Toll-Free: (602) 828-4096
Fax: (602) 801-2513
4140 E. Baseline Rd., STE 101
Mesa, AZ 85206
Telephone: (602) 828-4096
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