Who We Are

Pledger Law started out of a desire to improve the community in and around Angus/Borden. We live here, we obtain our products and services here, and most importantly, we provide meaningful legal support here.

It is our mission to increase accessibility of competent and affordable legal services in Angus/Borden and the surrounding community. We aim to give our clients great service and great results.

Ashley L. Pledger,

B.Comm, LL.B, MBA

Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Public in Ontario and Nova Scotia


As a local resident and military spouse, Ashley understands the legal needs and circumstances of military families and the surrounding community.

Originally from Nova Scotia, Ashley studied at Dalhousie University. After being called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2010, she spent several years practicing law at a medium-sized firm. She has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 2014.

Ashley loves sports and has recently taken up box lacrosse with the Barrie Master Lacrosse Club. She also enjoys rugby, softball, and squash.

Current Memberships / Affiliations

  • Member, Simcoe County Law Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Instructor, Georgian College Law Clerk Program

Past Memberships / Affiliations

  • Recipient, Judge Corrine E. Sparks Award in Law for Excellence and Service
  • Member, Racial Equity Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Commissioner and Discipline Committee Chair, Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Borden Family Resource Centre
  • Member, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Jennifer Verheyen,

Licensed Paralegal


Jennifer is a newly Licensed Paralegal excited about providing legal services in Simcoe County.

She grew up in Brampton and after some moving around she has settled down in Barrie, a place she now calls home. In her spare time, Jenn enjoys running and spending time with family.

Growing up, she had the influence of her father (a now retired Police Officer), helping to foster her interest in the Law. After a couple of years as a Legal Assistant, Jenn decided it was time to go back to school. She received her Paralegal diploma with honours and was licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2017.

Current Affiliations

  • Member, Ontario Paralegal Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Legal Services Clinic
  • International Human Rights Clinic
  • Intellectual Property Law Society, Vice President 2012/2013
  • Member, International Law Society
  • Member, Women's Law Society

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