Ashley N. Stepps

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in North Little Rock, AR

Rippy, Stepps & Associates, P.A.
406 W Pershing Blvd
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone: 501-358-3932
Fax: 877-415-3706
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Elder Law (70%), Estate Planning & Probate (20%), Nonprofit Organizations (10%)
Attorney Profile

As managing partner at Rippy, Stepps & Associates, Ashley N. Stepps focuses her law practice on matters of long-term care and Medicaid planning, estate planning and probate. She represents clients in Little Rock, Conway, Hot Springs and Pine Bluff, Arkansas. In 2020, she was named as an Elder Law Top Attorney by Arkansas Life. She is a Veteran’s Administration accredited attorney.

Ms. Stepps earned an undergraduate degree from Delaware State University before moving on to law school to achieve her goal of becoming an attorney. At the University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, she graduated with her Juris Doctor and spent almost a decade representing clients as they organize their assets and plan for the future. She is a frequent speaker for the National Business Institute and has published writings for the Outskirts Press.

A member and immediate past chair of the Elder Law Section of the Arkansas Bar Association, Ms. Stepps is also a member of the American Bar Association. Admitted to practice in the state of Arkansas, she has spent her entire career serving special needs clients, the elderly, and their loved ones and families as they navigate the legal issues that come with disability and aging.

She focuses on creating a unique plan that is customized to the specific needs of every client. Ms. Stepps has extensive knowledge and experience in pet trusts, and she is passionate that every person deserves the peace of mind that comes with knowing their loved ones are cared for no matter what happens to them.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Elder Law
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Nonprofit Organizations
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Ashley N. Stepps

Admitted: 2013, Arkansas

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Star, Elder Law by Super Lawyers, 2018-2019
  • Elder Law Top Attorney, Arkansas Life Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • VA Accredited Attorney

Educational Background

  • UALR, 2012
  • Delaware State University, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Helping Hands Across Time is designed to be an introductory primer to assist America’s growing elderly population in keeping at least some of their assets safe should life’s storms require access to government benefits., Co-Author, Helping Hands Across Time, Outskirts Press, Elder Law, 2013
  • Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, Dealing with the Local DHS Office, Arkansas Bar Association, Elder Law, 2015
  • Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, Protecting Assets While Qualifying for Medicaid, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, Applying for Medicaid – The Four Eligibility Requirements, National Business Institute, 2018
  • Continuing Legal Education, Speaker, Medicaid Planning, National Business Institute, 2017

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Arkansas Life Magazine, Top Attorney, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arkansas Bar Association, 2017
  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Immediate Past Chair
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Assist Latino Memphis with obtaining guardianships for families., 2017
  • Adviser, DOTK Ministries, 2017
  • First Vice President, Central Arkansas Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, 2017
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Office Location for Ashley N. Stepps

406 W Pershing Blvd
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Phone: 501-358-3932

Fax: 877-415-3706

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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