Ashley M. Peterson is a fourth generation California attorney. Ms. Peterson established her boutique law firm in San Diego in 2015. Her firm specializes in real estate transactions, business transactions and probate administration. Her real estate expertise includes commercial and residential property purchases and sales, 1031 exchanges, commercial and residential leasing, short term vacation rental regulations, title and due diligence review, easements, and homeowner association issues. In addition, Ms. Peterson’s practice includes advising small businesses, forming new business entities, business purchases and sales, general business contracts, and probate administration.
Ms. Peterson currently serves as a member of the executive committee of the California Lawyers Association Real Property Law Section, and as Vice-Chair of the San Diego County Bar Association Business and Corporate Executive Committee. Ms. Peterson was a lead speaker for the California State Bar Real Property Law Section’s seminar entitled “Airbnb: Financial Opportunity or Legal Nightmare?” in August 2016, and April 2017. She also presented at the CLA Real Property Conference in April 2018 on the topic of foreign investors purchasing property in California, and real property and death rights. Ms. Peterson has made several appearances on ESPN 1700AM Real Talk San Diego to discuss real estate issues and was published in the January 2017 edition of the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for her in-depth article on short term rentals in California. Attorney Peterson was named as one of the top 50 influential business leaders in San Diego by the Daily Transcript in 2017, as a top 100 attorney in San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” for 2017, as well as a 2017 and 2018 “Rising Star” in Real Estate law by Super Lawyers.