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Michael P. Ashby

Mr. Ashby is a shareholder of Carr, Kennedy, Peterson & Frost, and is the lead attorney in the firm’s transactional business and real estate practice. His primary areas of practice include commercial, industrial, and agricultural real estate sales, leasing and development; land use; commercial and business transactions; and organization and maintenance of business entities, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.

Mr. Ashby represents a wide variety of clients including real estate developers, private investors, timberland, ranch and farm owners, financial institutions, educational institutions, manufacturers, contractors, technology companies, and charitable and non-profit organizations.

Mr. Ashby is rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell. This rating acknowledges Mr. Ashby's very high ethical standards and the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

Practice Areas

  • Business, Transactional and Real Estate


  • University of Southern California, J.D., 1984
  • University of the Pacific, B.A.,
    Magna Cum Laude, 1981

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

Professional and Community Activities

  • The State Bar of California
    • Member: Business Law, Real Property Law and Environmental Law Sections
  • Shasta County Economic Development Corporation
    • Past Chairman and current Board and Executive Committee member
  • Shasta Library Foundation
    • Past Chairman and Board member
  • Redding Rotary
    • Member