Ashley J. Scott - A Cordell & Cordell Houston Divorce Attorney

Ashley J. Scott

Senior Litigation Attorney

Houston divorce attorney Ashley J. ScottHouston divorce attorney Ashley J. Scott enjoys practicing family law because of the diversity of interesting cases it offers. She also finds the challenge of assisting clients through such a difficult time invigorating.

“I really care about my clients and what happens to their families,” Ms. Scott said.

Ms. Scott provides a steady guiding hand for her clients throughout the divorce process, but ultimately, she sees it as her job to empower her clients to make educated decisions that will set them up for a healthy transition to the next stage of their lives.

“I let them know that tough decisions may need to be made during the course of litigation,” she said. “I’m there to tell them what the law says and give them my professional opinion, but they have to make the ultimate decision on what they are and are not willing to accept.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Scott is licensed in Texas and Louisiana.


Ms. Scott earned her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Scott practiced family law, probate, and landlord/tenant law.


  • Texas Bar Association, 2010
  • Louisiana Bar Association, 2011


Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

  • Shell National Coming Out Day – Adoptions
  • LGBTQ+ Paths to Pregnancy – Known Donors v. Unknown Donors
  • South Texas College of Law – Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage



​"Ashley and the firm were amazing! I wouldn't change anything! Ashley took the time to answer all of my questions, regardless of how many times I asked the same one. I never felt pushed aside for a bigger case. She would respond to emails promptly and answered her cell phone and office phone every time I called."


"Ashley has been extremely helpful throughout my case. Excellent in communication, knowledge, and patient with all the questions I had for her."



"She did everything well, got me everything that I wanted and was very patient with me throughout the process.​​"
"Ashley and the and firm try to help me when no one else has.  It is good to know that someone stands up for me when it seems it is only geared for women. I appreciate you guys."
​"Ashley is wonderful, I would not trade her for any other attorney. She is diligent, thorough and just wonderful to work with all around."