Ashley Dierker


Areas of Practice

• Municipal Law
• Zoning and Land Use
• Municipal Litigation

Contact Info


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

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.

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 & Recent 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