Ashley M. Bustamante has dedicated her career to the practice of marital and family law, focusing on divorce litigation, complex custody disputes, post-dissolution issues, and appeals. Prior to joining Beaulieu-Fawcett, Ashley worked as an Associate Attorney at a marital and family law firm, where she initially found her passion for family law. She also worked as an Associate Attorney for a boutique real estate and civil litigation law firm, where she gained experience with residential and commercial real estate transactions, trust and estate issues, and guardianship matters.
Ashley received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Palm Beach Atlantic University, where she majored in Political Science and Communications. She then attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law and earned her juris doctorate degree. While attending law school, Ashley edited for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, held an executive position in the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, and served as a teacher’s assistant for Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Trial Practice. During her second summer in law school, she gained appellate experience while serving as a Judicial Intern at the Fourth District Court of Appeal, where she reviewed appellate briefs and wrote bench memoranda.
When Ashley is not assisting clients, she enjoys volunteering in the community through her involvement in the Junior League of the Palm Beaches and spending time with her husband and two dogs.
professional associations and memberships
- Florida Bar Association, Member
- Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member
- Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Recruitment Committee
- “Factors to Consider When Drafting a Prevailing Party Provision” – The Florida Bar Commentator, Summer 2018