Jeffrey W. Robinson

Jeffrey is a shareholder who has been with the firm since 2015. He maintains an active litigation and trial practice. He has defended clients in a variety of civil administrative and judicial proceedings, including, by way of example: responding to civil investigative demands initiated by the State of Alaska involving antitrust and consumer protection act challenges; professional licensing matters; and complex tort claims matters, including a successful jury verdict in a wrongful death action. In his commercial and real estate practice, Jeffrey has represented clients in matters including construction, property, contract, commercial tort, and other business disputes. Jeffrey has also represented clients facing all levels of state and federal criminal prosecutions, including alleged federal environmental crimes.

Prior to moving to Alaska, Jeffrey represented clients in civil litigation matters and criminal defense cases in Rhode Island. While in Alaska, prior to joining Ashburn & Mason, Jeffrey worked as an Assistant Public Defender, where he tried approximately forty jury trials and achieved numerous acquittals in complex felony criminal cases. Jeffrey served as a supervisor in the Anchorage Public Defender Office’s felony trial unit, where he trained both felony and misdemeanor lawyers in trial skills. Jeffrey was a frequent lecturer at Agency-wide New Lawyers Training.

In law school, Jeffrey worked with refugees in Notre Dame’s Asylum Law Clinic, served as the President of the Environmental Law Society, and worked as a Teaching Assistant for an Undergraduate Political Science course. In Anchorage, Jeffrey has volunteered with the Alaska High School Mock Trial Competition. He is an avid telemark skier, runner, and a passionate fan of the Boston Red Sox. He enjoys all outdoor activities, particularly when accompanied by his wife, Hanley, and his daughters, Bridget and Maggie.

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  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School (2006)
  • B.A., Boston College, Sociology (2000)


  • Rhode Island (2007)
  • Alaska (2008)
  • Federal District Court of Alaska (2015)