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Ashley Sharek | Attorney
Attorney Ashley Sharek's estate planning practice focuses on helping families enhance their lives today and secure their futures tomorrow.
She excels in guiding her clients through the often confusing maze of financial and legal decisions to create plans that ensure the well-being of their families and the accomplishment of cherished family goals. Her considerable legal expertise includes family protection, wealth preservation, and values-based planning, as well as planning strategies for unmarried couples and divorced individuals. Whether you are married or single, with a traditional family or blended one, just starting out or looking back on a life well-lived, Ashley will help you to craft a plan that achieves your goals for your loved ones today and for years to come.
Ashley graduated from Duquesne University Law School in 2012 and was admitted before the U.S. Tax Court, successfully defending an innocent spousal relief case against the IRS. After graduation, Ashley focused her law practice in the areas of insurance defense, family law and estate planning & administration in downtown Pittsburgh. Ashley has experience in various areas of civil law and litigation and is currently focusing her practice in the areas of estate planning & administration along with small business and nonprofit formations for Pennsylvania residents.
Ashley is a member of the Elder Counsel, a national organization of trusts and estates attorneys and other legal, tax and business professionals who design sophisticated planning techniques for individuals and families.
Ashley loves speaking to private groups on a variety of topics including family wealth planning, wealth preservation, and asset protection of inheritances, Ashley enjoys educating her community. Ashley has chosen to concentrate on the Trusts and Estates area because she is passionate about helping families create happy and secure futures.
She is admitted to practice before all Pennsylvania state courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Ashley resides in Wexford with her husband, Tim, and their two dogs, Parker and Ella.
Molly Farmer | Client Services Director
Molly is our Client Services Director and your main contact person when you work with Sharek Law Office. With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry, Molly’s love of client-focused service and learning about clients and their families brings an additional approachable touch to the firm. Molly’s roles include providing regular updates to clients, prompt and friendly communication to questions and inquiries, maintaining records and documents, and assisting Ashley with day-to-day operations. She is a Licensed Notary Public in Pennsylvania. As a true Pittsburgh native, Molly can be found on her days off running, hiking, biking, or boating around the city.
Ruthann Bowen | Website Designer
Ruthann Bowen, founder and owner of WIX DesignHer, is a creative and business-minded web designer located in the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. She is also the author of "The Female Entrepreneur's Guide to Creating a Website in a Weekend." She works with small businesses and female entrepreneurs building beautiful, modern websites which accurately represent clients' brands. As a WIX expert, she teaches business-related classes showing people how to design using the easy drag-n-drop website building platform. Exercising the experience gained from her background in PR, she also holds workshops focused on the power of utilizing branding, social media and search engine optimization for small businesses.
Ruthann has spoken at Belmont University, Grove City College and Butler County Community College on the topics of of blogging and content creation. She has also contributed to Business News Daily and Best Company on the importance of professional web design.