Ashlay C. Leger

Attorney | Houston


Ashlay Leger is an attorney in the Houston office of Cokinos | Young. Her practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation and construction law. Ashlay received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law Houston where she was selected for the varsity moot court team as both an oral advocate and a brief writer. As an advocate and writer, she competed in the Chicago Bar Association,  McGee Civil Rights, Prince Evidence, and Wechsler First Amendment competitions spanning 2021-2022. She was an active member of campus organizations such as the Phi Delta Phi International Honor Society, Women’s Law Society, and the Black Law Student Association for which she served as the social media co-chair. While in school, Ashlay worked in the Legal Writing Center on campus as a Legal Writing Consultant to her peers. She also worked as a research assistant where she assisted a professor in completing a treatise on Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure. Additionally, Ashlay served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Dedra Davis of the 270th Civil District Court.


  • South Texas College of Law Houston – J.D., 2023
    • Dean’s List
  • University of Arizona – B.A. Law, 2020

Recognitions & Distinctions

  • Association of Corporate Counsel 2022 Scholarship Award Recipient
  • CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Research & Writing II and Torts II

Judicial Experience

  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Judge Dedra Davis, 270th Civil District Court

Speaking Engagements & Presentations

  • Guest Speaker on Appellate Advocacy at Rice University’s Introduction to Law Course (2022)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyer’s Association
  • Garland Walker American Inn of Court


  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court: Southern District of Texas

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