Ashley Marelius

Ashley was born and raised in Olympia, Washington and moved to Boise, Idaho in 2011. Ashley graduated in 2009 from Central Washington University with a degree in "Law and Justice" and “Sociology." Ashley obtained her master’s degree in Legal Research and Writing in 2011. Ashley's law career began in 2011 when she was invited to be one of Concordia University School of Law’s inaugural class. Ashley began working at MBBD, PLLC in 2015. Ashley’s primary expertise is family law including divorce, child custody, guardianships, etc.

Ashley has been an integral part of the Idaho Trial Lawyers (“ITLA”) Street Law Clinic held bi-monthly. Ashley is a member of ITLA's Board of Directors and regularly assists the community with pro bono and low income opportunities for legal representation.

Ashley’s primary passion is animal advocacy, specifically, bully breed dogs. Ashley has been involved with Boise Bully Breed Rescue since 2011 and frequently educates the community on responsible pet ownership and advocates against breed specific legislation and the inhumane activity of dog fighting.

Ashley enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her dogs, Mac and Ammo, and kitties, Paisley and Ellie, in her free time. Mac and Ammo are regular office dogs, so do not be afraid to say hello if you see them around!