Ashley Brannan, JD


Ashley Brannan is an associate with David Coffin, PLLC in Southlake, Texas. Ashley has previously clerked with a federal trial and appellate criminal defense firm, was a judicial intern with the 6th Court of Appeals of the State of Texas, and was a clerk for Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP.

Ashley currently serves as the Marketing Director for the Board of Directors of the Tax Alliance Conference held yearly in Plano, Texas.

Ashley is a member of the Dallas Young Lawyers Assoc., the Texas Bar Assoc., the Dallas Bar Assoc., and is a volunteer with the Veterans' Affairs Legal Aid Clinic.


Ashley earned her J.D. in 2018 from SMU Dedman School of Law, and her B.A., magna cum laude, in 2015 from Texas Tech University. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Laws in Taxation (Tax LL.M.) program at SMU Dedman School of Law to gain top-tier expertise in the practice of tax law.

As a law student, Ashley co-authored an article which was published in the nationally disseminated Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure; October, 2017 edition. Ashley also spent two semesters as a specially-licensed Student Attorney in the SMU Federal Taxpayers Clinic, and was an Article Editor for the International Law Review Assoc. at SMU.

Ashley, a recent law school graduate, is awaiting licensure by the Texas Board of Law Examiners. Ashley is a caring and compassionate advocate and is relentless in helping us reach the best outcome for our clients.