Jeremy Ashton is part of the Personal Injury team in the New York office. Currently, he is handling automobile, slip and fall, and products liability actions, among others. He is a graduate of St. John’s University and St. John’s University School of Law. Jeremy was an Ozanam Scholar at St. John’s University, working to address immediate needs related to poverty, education, homelessness, and healthcare through direct service work and as a policy advocate lobbying for RESULTS and Oxfam America.
As an Ozanam Scholar, Jeremy worked with NGOs and community service projects in Ecuador, France, India, and Italy. He was also able to work on service projects within the United States in New York, South Dakota, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C, and his hometown, Orlando. Florida. His primary capstone project involved building a program at Safe Horizon homeless shelters, fighting for the needs of teenaged survivors of domestic violence. These experiences led him to continue advocating for justice as an attorney.
- Bar Admissions
Pending Admission (New York)
St. Johns University School of Law, J.D.
St. Johns University, M.A.
St. Johns University, B.A.
- Awards and Honors
Rosalie Rendu Award for Vincentian Leadership (St. John’s University)
Bainbridge Smith Scholarship (New York City Bar Association)
- Professional Affiliations
LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL)
- Speaking Engagements
Ozanam Scholars Program at St. John’s University (2018 Alumni Panel)
Presenter, MA thesis project “The Colonial Ga(y)ze”: Telling Stories: Rethinking Narrative in Literacy and Writing Studies (SJU Graduate Conference 2018)
Presenter, independent study on the effect of youth development programs and intervention strategies on teenaged domestic violence survivors (2015 Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT) Conference, Hawaii)
Presenter, “Building a Divergent Curriculum” on using trauma-informed arts-based therapies for 2015 (Preemptive Education Conference with New York University, Columbia and Urban Word NYC)