Nearly 400 votes were submitted and reviewed by a panel of lawyers. The rankings are based on polling feedback from Dallas lawyers and all respondents were required to submit their bar number. D Magazine is the local, independent magazine in Dallas, covering news and events and also runs annual surveys about lawyers, doctors and other service providers.
“Judges Ashworth and Willcutts are among the best in the ADR community and we’re honored that the local bar members recognize their talent,” said Chris Poole, JAMS president and CEO.
Judge Ashworth presided over hundreds of settlements, bench and jury trials during his distinguished 22 years serving on the 86th Judicial District Court. He is widely recognized for his dedication and persistence in the most contentious disputes and has a reputation for fairness and independence.
Judge Willcutts combines more than 22 years of experience as a trial lawyer, judge, mediator and arbitrator. Her case management skills have effectively and efficiently resolved a wide range of civil litigation matters. She was also recognized in 2010 as a “Best Women Lawyer” for Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation.
About JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Founded in 1979, JAMS, The Resolution Experts is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its more than 260 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.