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Ashley D. Dierker

Ashley was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Political Science and received her J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville. 

Ashley’s primary area of practice is municipal law, currently serving as city attorney for the cities of Cleburne, Alvarado, Blue Mound, Elkhart, and the Town of Northlake. She regularly works on zoning and land use matters and attends Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment meetings for the firm’s clients. Ashley also handles litigation matters for our municipal clients practicing in both state and federal courts throughout the state.

Practice Areas

Municipal Law
Zoning and Land Use
Municipal Litigation


Texas A&M University 2005
University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville 2008

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

 Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
State Bar of Texas
Texas City Attorneys Association
Tarrant County Bar Association
Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Tarrant County Bar Association
Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
Texas City Attorneys Association

Awards, Publications & Presentations

Settlement Issues and Governmental Entities, State Bar of Texas 44th Annual Advanced Government, July 2022
Co-Presenter, Avoiding Legal Pitfalls: Election Issues,
North Texas Municipal Clerks Association, April 2018
What Legal Challenges Can Cities Expect If They Exceed Their Regulatory Authority? Texas Municipal League and Texas Oil & Gas Association Oil Conference, January 2015
Regulation of Wireless Towers, Texas City Attorneys Association Summer Conference, June 2015