Ashi Colina represents the interests of her clients in litigation, focusing on government-related matters. With experience in all phases of the litigation process, Ashi works with her clients to ensure they are informed throughout.

Ashi previously served as a Special Assistant State's Attorney at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. During her tenure, she assisted with dozens of trials and motions for the state. Before becoming an associate at Hinshaw, Ashi was a law clerk and summer associate with the firm. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Anne M. Burke of the Illinois Supreme Court.

While attending law school, Ashi clerked for an insurance company in Chicago, where she managed and investigated coverage, commercial, product liability, and personal injury cases. Leveraging her fluency in Spanish, Ashi also worked as a bilingual litigation paralegal for a financial corporation, an insurance corporation, and a plaintiff's firm.

In addition to her academic accomplishments during law school, Ashi was involved in a number of associations and activities. She held several leadership roles with the Student Bar Association and Phi Alpha Delta (P.A.D.) Law Fraternity International, and was also a member of the Business and Commercial Law Journal, P.A.D.'s Society of Scholars, the Moot Court Society, and the National Trial Team.

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois

Honors & Awards

  • DePaul University College of Law
    • Anthony A. DiGrazia Scholar
    • CALI Awards in "Constitutional Law" and "Litigation"
    • Daniel P. Ward Scholar
    • Dean's List
    • Dean's Scholar
    • Jessica Beth Rufa Memorial Award


Ashi is a Chicago native of Peruvian and Venezuelan descent. Growing up, she was involved in beauty pageants and is a classically and ballroom trained dancer. Ashi enjoys a fit and healthy lifestyle as she continues to maintain her personal training and nutrition certifications while competing in weight-lifting and bodybuilding competitions.

Community/Civic Activities

  • Allow Good
  • Chicago Spirit Brigade
  • League of United Latin American Citizens (L.U.L.A.C.)

J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2019

B.S., Loyola University Chicago, 2016