Bruce A. Ashworth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Arlington, TX

Attorney at Law
 | 2214 Park Springs Boulevard, Arlington, TX 76013
Phone: 817-265-1568
Fax: 817-459-0378
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Based in Arlington, Texas, Bruce A. Ashworth is the founder of his own firm. Certified as a specialist in criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he focuses his practice almost exclusively on that area. With a client base residing throughout Tarrant County, Mr. Ashworth provides dedicated representation to people who are facing misdemeanor or felony charges that they have been handed by the state or federal government. The types of cases that he has been involved in have included driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, sexual assault, child pornography possession or distribution, online solicitation, drug possession and trafficking, theft, embezzlement, fraud, and other white collar crimes, weapons violations and domestic violence.

Mr. Ashworth's experience has not gone unnoticed by his colleagues, who have given him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Ashworth is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. An active participant in several professional organizations, Mr. Ashworth's memberships include the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Tarrant County Bar Association. He holds a Juris Doctor from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%): Criminal Law

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007, 2009 - 2019

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About Bruce Ashworth

Admitted: 1982, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.bruceashworth.com/About/Bruce-Ashworth.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • BV Distinguished, Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., Martindale-Hubbell certification 
  • AV Preeminent, Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., Martindale-Hubbell certification
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2014 - 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009 - 2013
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2004 - 2007
  • Rated AV® Preeminent™ receiving a 5.0 out of 5, Martindale Hubbell
  • AVVO lawyers rating of excellent

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Texas Board of Legal Specialization 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas, Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Member 
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court, Master
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Associate
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Arlington Bar Association, President, 1988 - 1989
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, President, 1995 - 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Texas, 1982

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow 
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Sustaining Charter Fellow

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas , Austin, Texas, BBA - 1978 
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Office Location for Bruce A. Ashworth

2214 Park Springs Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76013

Phone: 817-265-1568

Fax: 817-459-0378

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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