Ashlee Edwards Winkler


Greenville, SC

Phone: 864-990-4581

Fax: 864-271-6155
The National Trial Lawyers

A native of Hampton, South Carolina, Ashlee attended The University of South Carolina in Aiken where she graduated Cum Laude and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a Criminal Justice concentration.  During her undergraduate career, she was inducted into the Thomas Hallman Hall of Fame, an award that is given to one graduating senior each year that excels in leadership and served as the President of Phi Mu Fraternity, a Greek organization that she remains involved with today.

Ashlee went on to receive her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  During her law school career she was involved with the Criminal Law Society, Women's Law Association, Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and Moot Court.  She worked as a law clerk intern for the Honorable Judge John J. McDonald at the Oakland County Circuit Court and interned at the Michigan State Appellate Defender's Office.

Once she returned to South Carolina, Ashlee interned here at Parham Smith and Archenhold and upon  admission to the South Carolina Bar in May, 2013, she made the decision to remain at the office she loved.  Ashlee focuses on a wide range of personal injury cases as well as product liability. 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Malpractice
  • Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2013


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • University of South Carolina , Aiken, South Carolina
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Thomas Hallman Hall of Fame

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Judge John J. McDonald , Law Clerk
  • Michigan State Appellate Defender's Office, Intern


  • Phi Mu

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