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

Glen M. Ashworth is available to conduct cases virtually. JAMS is equipped to provide virtual ADR services on a variety of online platforms, including Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WebEx, and more.


With over 29 years of experience, including service as an attorney and a Senior District Judge, Hon. Glen M. Ashworth has heard and settled a variety of cases, particularly with respect to personal injury and medical negligence. This experience has attributed to his being labeled as the “go-to man” by his fellow JAMS associates and clients when dealing with catastrophic, multi-million dollar disputes. Known for his personable manner, quick grasp of case subtleties, and ability to develop creative solutions, Judge Ashworth has established a reputation of one who is not only fair when dealing with clients, but relentless in the drive to achieve resolution as well.

Representative Matters

  • Automotive
    • Multi-vehicle collision resulting in 10 fatalities with extensive insurance coverage issues
    • Multi-vehicle fatality involving NFL player and “Dram Shop” liability
    • Multi-vehicle fatality involving toxic waste transport and insurance coverage issues
    • Cases involving defective tires, air bag deployment, and roll-over accidents
    • Pedestrian/vehicle accident in crosswalk
  • Construction
    • Wrongful death of worker caused by suffocation in collapsed trench
    • Worker fatality from collapsed scaffold on billboard
    • Severely burned worker involved in painting explosion with numerous contractor and insurance coverage issues
    • Oil field and drilling rig injuries
    • Death and serious injury cases resulting from collapsed cranes
    • Multiple amputation and electrical burn case
    • Multi-party asbestos and toxic exposure litigation
  • Premise Liability
    • Multiple homicide/robbery at national chain restaurant
    • Fatal bar shooting and resulting “Dram Shop” and insurance coverage issue
    • Multiple fatality fire at apartment complex
    • Serious injury slip/fall cases, involving premises defects such as handrails, stairwells, and walkways
  • Product Liability
    • Cases involving liver damage and death from Baycol
    • Serious injury from defective valve associated with oxygen therapy
    • Massive tissue loss and “scalping” injury resulting from defective brakes and gear box on vehicle leased from national rental company
  • Professional Liability
    • Claims by guardian of severely brain damaged child against surgeon, anesthetist, and hospital
    • Misdiagnosis of heart attack and failure to refer
    • Nerve damage resulting from tooth extraction
  • Sexual Abuse
    • Claims of both children and adult church members by pastor and staff
    • Claims at large commercial business
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

Available nationwide


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