FHS Graduate and Cherokee County Assistant District Attorney Rachel Ashe Named liveSAFE Resources Woman of the Year
March 26, 2019 -- Rachel Ashe, Assistant District Attorney from the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit, was recently honored as the liveSAFE Resources Woman of the Year for her tireless work on behalf of domestic abuse victims. Ashe received the award during liveSAFE’s 34th annual Tribute to Achievement benefit event at the Cobb Galleria on Friday, March 22.
“We are thrilled that Rachel has received this prestigious award that recognizes her commitment to seeking justice on behalf of our most vulnerable victims, those who have been affected by domestic violence,” said Shannon Wallace, District Attorney of the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit. “We are blessed to have Rachel as part of our team.”
In the District Attorney’s office, Ashe is assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit, where she prosecutes felony cases involving intimate partner violence. She works alongside an investigator and victim advocate to ensure that victims have a voice throughout the legal process. Previously, Ashe worked in the Cherokee County Solicitor General’s office, where she prosecuted misdemeanor cases involving domestic violence.
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