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Gary Michael Ashmore

Guardianship Attorney at Dallas, TX

3.0   2 reviews

also known as Gary M. Ashmore

  • Licensed for 28 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1995
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Gary

Learn Gary’s areas of practice.

Gary Ashmore is the managing attorney and oversees all the operations of the firm. His background is in General Civil Litigation, Probate, Ancillary Probate, Guardianships, Family Law, Personal Injury and Business Litigation. He has served as Court appointed Attorney Ad Litem on numerous cases, as well as Guardian Ad Litem. Mr. Ashmore manages over several hundred Ancillary Probate cases and works with clients and attorneys throughout the United States.

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The Ashmore Law Firm, P.C.
3636 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX, 75219

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3.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | April 11, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Experience
Mr. Ashmore met with my husband and I for a complimentary consultation. During the meeting he gave us our options along with pricing. He was very knowledgeable about our possible case. We decided not to pursue the case but based on our experience we would recommend him! Overall very friendly and helpful.
Posted by anonymous | January 25, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Condescending and Inept
For the most part, he was unresponsive and when he did respond he was clueless. He had no grasp on even the most basic elements of my case. The expense invoice was unreasonable and inaccurate. I was billed multiple times for the same item and billed for expenses which had already been paid. He lied to the court, opposing counsel and to me. He was rude and condescending. He and his staff attempted to bully me in signing a false document. He constantly put his interests above mine. The level of incompetence and negligence is unbelievable.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner/President
  • The Ashmore Law Firm, P.C.
  • 2009 - Present
  • Member
  • The Ashmore Law Firm, P.C.
  • 1900 - Present
  • Managing Attorney
  • The Law Offices of Joseph E. Ashmore, Jr., P.C.
  • 1987 - 2009


  • Texas A&M University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • JD
  • 1995
  • Texas A&M University
  • B.B.A
  • 1987

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Modification of Child Support
  • We were able to modify the child support, reducing the amount down to the proper percentage based on his unemployment income.
  • Child Custody
  • Mother has custody of her daughter.


  • Collaborative Law Professionals of North Texas
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Dallas County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate Section
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Alaina and the Kieschnick Family
  • 2008
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A


  • Word Association Publishers
  • Do I Really Need A Will? Take The Confusion Out Of Estate Planning
  • 2012
  • Dallas Bar Association - Family Law Section
  • When Worlds Collide: What Family Law Attorneys Should Know About The Probate Code
  • 2012
  • Texas College for Judicial Studies - April 2011
  • Drop Me Off at the Probate Court on My Way to Family Court: The overlap between these two areas of Law
  • 2011
  • Word Association Publishers
  • Five Deadly Sins - That Can Wreck Your Injury Claim
  • 2011
  • Word Association Publishers
  • Who Is In Charge After You Die?
  • 2011
  • White Rock Lake Weekly
  • But Aren't We Your Parents?
  • 2011
  • Word Association Publishers
  • What To Do When a Loved One Dies? Your Roadmap To Help You Get Through A Difficult Time
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Collin County Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section
  • Collaborative Law in Probate Matters
  • 2015
  • Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar
  • What You Need to Know Before & After the Final Decree
  • 2013
  • Collaborative Law Professionals of North Texas
  • How to Get Divorced Without Damaging the Business
  • 2012
  • Texas College for Judicial Studies
  • Interaction Between Family and Probate Law
  • 2011
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning Presentation
  • 2011
  • Probate and Estate Planning Seminar
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • 2009
  • Estate Planning Presentation
  • Introduction to Estate Planning and Probate in Texas
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (9)
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Family Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Gary is a hardworking attorney, who always does what is best for his clients. Whenever possible, he tries to settle his cases outside of the courtroom, using creative problem solving and finding common ground. However, he is also prepared to go to Court and defend his clients when necessary. I would recommend Gary to anyone seeking assistance during the difficult process of a family law or probate case."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 06
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Gary is an excellent attorney. I’ve seen Gary’s legal work from start to finish on cases and he is someone I would highly recommend. I realize that Gary focuses his practice on Family Law, Probate, and Guardianships, but I’ve seen first-hand how well Gary can get to the core issue in virtually any case. He’s very smart, aggressive, and diligent in his representation of his clients. Gary always goes the extra mile for his client and I would encourage anyone to seek his counsel."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 08
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Gary is a passionate attorney and extremely ethical. He knows the law, how the court system works, and how to try a case on a professional level. He is one of the finest attorneys and I endorse him without hesitation."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Gary and his family for years. Gary is one of several successful and highly skilled lawyers of the Ashmore Family. What impresses me so much about Gary is his ability to analyze legal issues and come up with terrific ideas for solutions. Gary is a highly respected member of the legal community, with impeccable ethics. I would highly recommend Gary, unconditionally, to any family members or friends in need of legal assistance with probate, estate planning or family law matters."
Probate Attorney | Jul 27
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I had the opportunity to work for and learn from Gary for several years and can attest to the quality of his work ethic and knowledge. Clients can rest easy knowing that Gary will make sure that their case is handled with a level of professionalism to achieve their goals."
Litigation Attorney | Jul 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Gary has hired me to help with several appeals. In all of these cases, I have been extremely impressed with Gary's insightful questions and his desire to help his clients in a cost-effective manner."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Gary my entire life. I have worked with him on several cases throughout the years. He has extensive knowledge of probate and family law. In my years of working with Gary, I have only heard rave reviews from his clients. I would recommend Gary to anyone in need of an attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Gary is a great managing attorney to work for! Over my years working at the Ashmore Law Firm, I have observed his exceptional ability in handling the legal needs of his clients with proficiency and expertise, while at the same time effectively running the day-to-day operations of a diverse and successful law firm."
Family Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Mr. Ashmore is a hardworking lawyer who uses both legal skill and creativity to achieve the best possible results for the client. I wholeheartedly endorse him as a lawyer and can say with certainty that he is a lawyer of high integrity and competence."
Probate Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have worked with and observed Gary’s work in various legal matters. His attentive nature and problem-solving sets him apart from other attorneys, traits which were appreciated by his clients. I would recommend him to anyone with probate or family law needs."
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Dallas Guardianship Lawyer Gary Michael Ashmore
Gary Michael Ashmore
Guardianship Attorney
Dallas, TX
Licensed for 28 years
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