Attorney Ashling M. Soares
Attorney, Education, Employment & Criminal Law
Attorney Ashling M. Soares is a graduate of the University of Miami School of law, cum laude, and is admitted to practice in the States of Connecticut, New York, and Florida, as well as the Federal District of Connecticut. Attorney Soares primarily handles education matters, including special education and school discipline, and employment matters, including matters related to severance, wrongful termination, and employment. Attorney Soares also represents adults in criminal court, minors in juvenile court, as well as parties involved in DCF proceedings.
Attorney Soares earned her B.A. in Sociology from Boston College, where she interned at a private criminal defense law firm. During law school, Attorney Soares worked in the University of Miami’s Children and Youth Law Clinic, where she represented current and former foster care youth in dependence, health care, mental health, disability, independent living, education, immigration and other general civil legal matters. Attorney Soares also gained extensive litigation experience while interning at the Miami Public Defender’s Office, and while working as an Assistant Public Defender at the Broward Public Defender’s Office.
In early 2017, Attorney Soares joined MayaLaw in the Westport, Connecticut office. She lives in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband, Anderson Soares, and their daughter, Ava.
New York: 212-682-5700