Mark Ashworth, Esq.
ASHWORTH & ASHWORTH, LLP
Mr. Ashworth was a founding member of Smith & Ashworth, after he joined the California Bar in 1978. Thereafter, Mr. Ashworth organized the firm of Ashworth, Hayes & Moran, LLP. In 2006, the firm became known as Ashworth & Ashworth, LLP. There are two partners in the firm in addition to associate attorneys, support staff, and other personnel. Carissa Ashworth-Johnson, Mr. Ashworth’s daughter, is the other partner in the firm. She worked as an intern at the Court of Appeal before becoming an attorney in 2004. She is also a trial attorney and sits second chair to Mr. Ashworth for all jury and bench trials.
Mr. Ashworth has arbitrated, mediated, or tried more than 3,000 cases during the past 43 years. He has taken nearly 80 jury trials to verdict throughout California. He represents chiropractors throughout California, and since 1988 has represented nearly 4,000 chiropractors in 52 of California’s 58 counties on
various litigated matters.
He has an ADR practice named Ashworth ADR Solutions, and he is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Mr. Ashworth is AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, and he belongs to the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers and Super Lawyers; Top Attorneys of Orange County; Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators; and Lawyers of Distinction Recognizing Excellence in Medical Malpractice.
Mr. Ashworth was born in 1951 in Provo, Utah. He moved to California in 1972 and was headed to medical school when he decided to go to law school in 1975. He was admitted to the California bar in 1978 and has since been admitted to United States District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts. He is admitted to the United States District Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Mr. Ashworth is an Eagle Scout and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from BYU (1972) and a Juris Doctor from WSU School of Law (1978).