Glen Ashworth

Hon. Glen M. Ashworth (Ret.)

JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master

Case Manager
Lori Collins
T: 214-891-4525
F: 214-720-6010
8401 N. Central Expressway, Suite 610, Dallas, TX 75225


Judge Ashworth has over 29 years of judicial experience, including a distinguished 22-year career serving on the 86th Judicial District Court and three years sitting by assignment as a Senior District Judge. Included among these years of experience is a wide-range of employment matters.

He is known for his ability to quickly grasp key issues and develop creative solutions for the resolution of the most complex matters. Widely recognized for his dedication and persistence in the most contentious disputes, Judge Ashworth has earned a reputation for fairness and independence.

As a JAMS neutral, Judge Ashworth has been involved in numerous employment cases, serving either as a Mediator, Arbitrator, or Special Master. Judge Ashworth’s employment dispute resolution and related experience includes the following types of cases:

Representative Matters

  • Age Discrimination
  • Breach of Contract
  • Covenants Not to Compete
  • Customer Lists
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Independent Contractor Status
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Non-Subscriber Claims
  • Race Discrimination
  • Reductions in Force
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Trade Secrets
  • Whistle Blower Claims
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Wrongful Termination
Completed Virtual ADR training conducted by the JAMS Institute, the training arm of JAMS. 

  • Selected as a Best Lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation, D Magazine reader survey, 2011-2014
  • Co-Author of chapter, “Judicial Aspects of the Securitization Case,” Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook, Thompson West Publishing Company, 2008
  • Advanced Judicial Certificate, Texas College of Advanced Judicial Studies, 2004
  • Mediation Training, Course Director, Texas College of Advanced Judicial Studies, 1993 and 1997
  • Frequent Lecturer on Ethics, Trial Management, and Mediation, including for the Texas Center for the Judiciary and the Texas Association of Court Administrators
  • Senior District Judge, sitting by assignment, 2003-present
  • Judge, 86th District Court of Texas, 1981-2002
  • District Attorney, Kaufman County, Texas, 1978-1980
  • General practice, 1973-1978
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX, 1973
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1970

Counsel Comments

    • "Judge Ashworth continues to be one of the finest mediators I've ever worked with."
    • "Judge Ashworth was great. He got to the heart of the matter and I was very pleased with the process."



Practice Areas

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