Our Attorneys

Ashley Allen Carr Direct dial: 512-256-7719 Email Ashley acarr@ydklaw.com V-Card 3737 Buffalo Speedway
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77098-3738
Fax : 713-980-7799

Ashley concentrates her practice on assisting high net worth domestic and international clients with various aspects of estate and tax planning, trust formation, and the management of family businesses. She advises beneficiaries of trust and estates, corporate and individual trustees, and family offices.

Prior to joining Ytterberg Deery Knull, Ashley practiced for five years as an associate at Baker Botts LLP. She has extensive experience in both state and federal courts, having represented clients at the trial and appellate level in a broad range of complex litigation matters, including commercial and securities litigation, contract disputes, insurance litigation, and energy litigation. Ashley is active in pro bono legal work and is the co-founder of a nonprofit organization focused on supporting sustainable farming initiatives.


  • Admitted to Bar: Texas, 2012
  • Associate, Baker Botts, L.L.P., 2012-2017
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012
  • Rice University, B.A., 2008


  • State Bar of Texas
    • Animal Law Section, Chair (2015-2016), Secretary (2016-2017)
  • Austin Bar Association


  • Judge Thomas Gibbs Gee Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, 2013
  • State Bar of Texas Animal Law Section Outstanding Service Award, 2015


  • The Greenfield Project, 2017-Present
  • Slow Food Austin, 2017-Present