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Ashley R. Hollen

Ashley R. Hollen

Ashley R. Hollen (formerly Ashley R. Bess) primarily practices business, environmental, real estate, and collections and creditors’ rights law. She is a responsive, goal-oriented attorney whose attention to fine details benefits clients she serves. A native of Scottsburg, Indiana, Ashley earned her Bachelor’s Degree in political science magna cum laude from the University of Evansville in 2008 and her Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from the Valparaiso University School of Law in 2011. Prior to joining Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, she practiced as a law clerk with the Montgomery County, Indiana, Courts.


  • 2008: University of Evansville, Evansville, Ind., B.S. magna cum laude, Political Science
  • 2011: Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Ind., J.D. magna cum laude


  • Collections and Creditors’ Rights: Represents creditors in a variety of industries in state courts to maximize recovery on past due claims.
  • Environmental Law: Assists clients with environmental assessment and remediation, cost recovery and compliance.
  • Environmental Cost Recovery: Aids owners and operators in the recovery of funds from prior owners and operators and insurance to address environmental fees and expenses typically associated with the investigation and clean-up of historical manufacturing, dry cleaning and underground storage tank operations.
  • Real Estate Transactions: Represents clients in both commercial and residential real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of real estate and the negotiation and drafting of lease agreements and construction agreements.

Representative Transactions

Ashley has been involved in transactions including the following:

  • Deaconess Sports Park Development
  • Sale of 104.1 FM – WIKY
  • Sale of 96.1FM – WSTO
  • Sale of 107.5 FM – WABX
  • Sale of 93.5 FM – WLFW
  • Sale of 92.9 FM – WJXA
  • Sale of 96.3 FM – WCJK
  • Sale of 97.5 FM- WJXB
  • Sale of 95.7 FM – WVRX
  • Sale of 103.5 FM – WIMZ

Publications and Presentations

Professional Affiliations

  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association

Civic Affiliations

  • Rotaract Club of Evansville: Executive Board Member and Student Mentorship Volunteer
  • A Network of Evansville Women (ANEW): Member
  • University of Evansville: Student Mentoring Program Volunteer
  • Ark Crisis Child Care Center: Board of Directors Member
  • Evansville Bar Association: Law Day Mock Trial Advisor

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana